If roc says someone has "authority, credibility, intelligence," you can be sure they're nothing but a bought whore.
I'm sure you'll find she's short on the ignorant, prejudiced, bloodthirsty, obsessive, totalitarian vitriol that is your trademark.
If so would that mark her out as a "bought whore"?
I found her fair, honest and with a worthwhile integrity. But that's just me.