How Not to Respond to Hillary's 3 a.m. Ad 'They're Both Not Ready,' Says Barack Supporter By Ken Wheaton. Published on March 06, 2008. Most Popular REALLY? This is Obama's Senior Foreign Policy Advisor Susan Rice: "They're both not ready to have that 3 a.m. phone call." I hope Rice is ready to look for a new job. That kind of honest is neither appreciated nor wise in politics. The McCain camp was more than happy to agree.