UPDATED: What woman said this?

"In our first Constitution, my ancestors were three-fifths of a man. What does that say about American democracy at its outset? I've said it's a great birth defect. And we have had to overcome a birth defect. And, like any birth defect, it continues to have an impact on us. It's why we have such a hard time talking about race, and dealing with race."

Here's some hints. She's been a high-ranking official in the executive branch, and before that she was a top college administrator. She's also not married. Am I making it too easy?

No Bing-ing the answer, or using Ask Jeeves.

UPDATE: It was that well-known hater of the Founding Fathers, Condoleezza Rice. At least that's what it said when I AltaVista-ed it.