President Obama is poised to nominate Senator John F. Kerry this afternoon to be the country’s next secretary of state, according to Washington officials briefed on the decision. The announcement was to come after Kerry returned from the National Cathedral in Washington, where he was attending the funeral of former colleague Senator Daniel Inouye. The White House planned to add the announcement to the president’s schedule, said the officials, who demanded anonymity to preempt the formal announcement.
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god of irony, 12/21/2012 11:00:41 AM (No. 9077720)
And I am sure that none of his "good friends across the aisle" will dare to ask why he was discharged from the Navy with a less than honorable discharge. Or call him out on his treasonous activities to including throwing military medals and conducting unofficial state negotiations contrary to US position in a time of war.
Look for the liberal Democrats in Massachusetts to change the law there and again give the liberal Democrat Governor the authority to appoint Kerry´s replacement in the US Senate permanently, if it looks like a Republican could win the special election.
That´s the way it used to be there until the liberal Democrats set up the current special election process to keep a former Republican Governor from appointing a replacement after Ted Kennedy passed away.
1. What message does it send to our allies to appoint you, who worked so hard to sell the South Vietnamese down the river?
2. How can we take your testimony here seriously after you lied repeatedly , on the Senate floor, about spending Christmas in Cambodia and listening to President Nixon on the wireless--when you had returned from South East Asia BEFORE Nixon became president?
I´m not sure he is qualified. Can he lie as good as Hillary! (I know he is a liar, but this is an important job!) The rest of the world already knows that the Obama administration is a joke, so Kerry won´t be much of a letdown to them. They will play him like a fiddle!
It´s a sure fire way to get him out of the Senate because he´ll just stay in there for life otherwise. After a couple of months as the SOT he´ll sure FUBARed something and gets thrown under the bus. Problem solved.
Which means if Scott Brown manages to win the special election, that Massachusetts will have a fake Indian and a fake Republican as its senators. Perhaps Scott will be given the committee assignment that Elizabeth Warren rejected, Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Our postmodern reprise of the Sixties would not be complete without the Left wing anti-Vietnam war radical, John Kerry. The whole scene reminds me of the cast members of a stage performance coming back on stage to rounds of applause. The performance was the Sixties and that followed - and the applause is coming mainly from the cast members themselves.
The next four years won´t be pretty, but the good news is that there is reason to hope that they will educate an electorate that is sorely in need of instruction as to how to select its leaders in the future. Some people -most people, it seems- must learn the hard way.
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