Friday, January 25, 2013

Kerry as Obama’s Overseas Enforcer

January 25, 2013 By Matthew Vadum Comments (9)
Sen. John F. Kerry (D-Mass.) promised yesterday to faithfully execute President Obama’s chaotic, destructive foreign policy if confirmed as the new U.S. secretary of state.  At a congressional hearing, Obama’s nominee to replace Hillary Clinton at Foggy Bottom vowed to de-emphasize the military role “thrust upon us” by the 9/11 terrorist attacks, saying “we cannot afford a diplomacy that   Kerry told his fellow senators that it was time to highlight U.S. programs abroad aimed at helping poor people, advancing human rights, and combating disease.
“We cannot allow the extraordinary good we do to save and change lives to be eclipsed entirely,” said Kerry……John McCain (R-Ariz.), warmly lauded Kerry for whatever it is he’s been doing in the Senate since the 1980s….{this} dull, seemingly passionless, double-talking man, bereft of important legislative accomplishments, now appears virtually certain to become the nation’s next top diplomat after a confirmation hearing that was more of a group hug than a grilling. …………Kerry ….“I’d like to see our troops dispersed through the world only at the directive of the United Nations.”………In early 1971, Kerry played a key role in the “Winter Soldier Investigation”…. in which Vietnam veterans and civilians falsely testified that American troops routinely committed atrocities against innocent civilians in South Vietnam as a matter of U.S. policy........... To Read More….

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