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John Kerry’s nightmare dream job
Boston Globe, by Alex Beam

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Posted By:garnet, 7/3/2014 10:08:49 AM

I’ve never had many charitable things to say about John Kerry, but now it’s worse; I feel sorry for him. Kerry certainly isn’t an evil fellow, merely a run-of-the-mill narcissistic opportunist who has risen to the top of the political heap. I admire his service in Vietnam; many children of privilege — did someone mention George W. Bush? — found ways to avoid the war. If he had any stellar accomplishments during his 28 years in the Senate, they are not etched in my memory. He proved to be an inept presidential candidate in 2004. But now, the spin goes,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: iron duke1, 7/3/2014 10:15:34 AM     (No. 9909582)

You admire his service in Vietnam? What possible reason could you have for that? The man was a disgrace!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Live Free or Die!, 7/3/2014 10:33:48 AM     (No. 9909606)

Most pathetic moment? When Kerry encouraged France to bomb Syria. Syria and Vietnam were both French colonies.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: farmwife, 7/3/2014 11:11:07 AM     (No. 9909665)

The Obama administration, including John Kerry, are so convinced of their superior skills at foreign policy that they don´t see the world on fire as anything of their making. It´s that ´The world is an intractable place, peopled mainly by friendly rivals and outright enemies.´ I guess that never was true before. Other presidents never had to deal with ´intractable rivals and enemies.´

Their attitude about their screw-ups is, ´Oh well.´

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bighambone, 7/3/2014 11:37:20 AM     (No. 9909705)

Kerry was only in Vietnam for a few weeks, just long enough for him to get a punch in his future political ticket. Nothing to praise there. Everyone else completed a year long tour in country, unless they were seriously wounded or killed.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: NYBruin, 7/3/2014 11:38:59 AM     (No. 9909708)

Couldn´t have happened to a nicer guy!!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: dwa, 7/3/2014 11:46:28 AM     (No. 9909724)

..did someone mention George W. Bush? " Gee why didn´t little Alex say ...did someone mention Bill Clinton?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: agrunt, 7/3/2014 1:10:36 PM     (No. 9909845)

I am not a great fan of the term “asshat” but when I looked in my picture dictionary Alex Beam was right there (among others) His statement “…I admire his service in Vietnam; many children of privilege — did someone mention George W. Bush? — found ways to avoid the war.” Is a farce on so many levels.
To begin with GB the younger flew a very dangerous jet and repeatable ask to do a tour in RVN in that jet. (Seems none bothers with that truth) While Kerry went into the Navy and with three (probably self induced) scratches got sent home


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Reply 8 - Posted by: oh-heck, 7/3/2014 2:57:49 PM     (No. 9909958)

Neither John Kerry nor Barack Obama have nightmares because they are too self centered to feel any guilt. Seriously, Kerry has display in a museum in North Vietnam crediting him with crucial assistance to them in winning the war. And Obama obtained significant from the Mexican government is signing up people for Obamacare. And now we discover that more than a million people have questions on their legal status and hence eligibility. Or using Acorn as navigators and discovering income discrepancies with their tax returns.

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