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Kerry Silent at State Announcement
Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper

Original Article

Posted By:earlybird, 12/23/2012 8:53:34 AM

President Barack Obama sang John Kerry´s praise today, as he nominated the former presidential candidate to be the next secretary of state. But after the president spoke, Kerry did not. It is highly unusual for the person being nominated not speak at the press conference being held for him. Nevertheless, that´s what happened today at the White House. Even CBS reporter Mark Knoller notes this oddity on Twitter: Usually the nominee is given a chance to make some remarks, but not today. Neither did Pres Obama respond to queston about the fiscal cliff.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird, 12/23/2012 8:55:30 AM     (No. 9080403)

When Kerry does speak out, it is like this, on August 31:

John Kerry: Global Warming Is The Next 9/11
http://www.businessinsider.com/john-kerry-global-warming-is-the-next-911-2009-8

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Reply 2 - Posted by: wilko, 12/23/2012 9:02:44 AM     (No. 9080415)

Because it´s all about Obama. Let no one outshine the Chosen One....ever.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Wendybird, 12/23/2012 9:12:48 AM     (No. 9080432)

He has been busy patching up the rowboat to land in Boston Harbor again.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dr.lakerman, 12/23/2012 9:36:23 AM     (No. 9080471)

President Zero told his house honkie to shut up.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: freightdog, 12/23/2012 9:45:48 AM     (No. 9080491)

Maybe JFKerry couldn´t decide which of his many daring, heroic and exceptional leadership experiences he wanted to share with us from his service in the swiftboat Navy.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Freeloader, 12/23/2012 9:48:14 AM     (No. 9080498)

A prudent move by The Bay State´s Senior Senator. He knows in a just society he would be finishing off his morning bowl of cornflakes at Leavenworth about now.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JAN, 12/23/2012 10:01:22 AM     (No. 9080520)

The msm is going ballistic over the fact that Wayne LaPierre did not take questions from the press in attendance.

Clearly the fact that O rarely if ever takes any press questions is no problem. After all, he´s one of theirs.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: miceal, 12/23/2012 10:20:41 AM     (No. 9080557)

This documented traitor and commie sympathizer needs to be shunned and turned down from this appointment. He is a disgrace to this Country in every aspect of his life.....

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 12/23/2012 10:45:47 AM     (No. 9080591)

Not even a "You Rang?"?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: bpl40, 12/23/2012 11:26:26 AM     (No. 9080644)

If Zippy is determined to pack his cabinet with dregs worse than himself, he has slim pickings. But he seems to manage every time.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 12/23/2012 11:29:14 AM     (No. 9080648)

Better to keep his mouth shut and be only a suspected traitor puke than to babble on and remove all doubt. By selecting Kerry president Obama has opened up old wounds. Neither is fit for the office they hold.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: grampstosix, 12/23/2012 11:39:02 AM     (No. 9080665)

I´m praying one of our guys puts a hold on this nomination.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: pickle1, 12/23/2012 2:06:48 PM     (No. 9080854)

Using that old trick early. Say nothing.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Grambo, 12/23/2012 5:09:35 PM     (No. 9081040)

He´s not even confirmed yet and he´s already taking the fifth.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Really?, 12/26/2012 3:28:15 PM     (No. 9084647)

So....how is Hillary doing ? Is the press even interested ? If the Secretary of State is "injured" so badly that she cannot even answer questions....that should be some pretty big news, right ? So.....why is there absolutely no news coverage ?

I think it is pretty obvious that it´s because everyone knows it is a phony excuse to NOT testify.

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