Skip to comments.Kerry says US has lost its 'moral authority' [“...we ought to be in a place like Darfur”]
Posted on 09/19/2004 4:36:41 AM PDT by johnny7
Democratic presidential nominee John F. Kerry, telling a hometown crowd of 1,200 last night that his "fighting mood" would drive him to victory in November, extended his criticism of President Bush's handling of Iraq to say that America had lost its "moral authority" as a global peacekeeper, and singled out the "genocide" in Darfur as a crisis where the United States had been unable to help. Kerry told his Boston Convention Center audience, gathered for a $2.5 million fund-raiser for the Democratic National Committee, that Bush had made "a mess" out of a range of issues, including health care, school management, and "America's ability to lead the world, as we ought to be in a place like Darfur, in Sudan -- where genocide is taking place, but we're not able to move because we're bogged down as we are in Iraq and we've lost our moral authority."
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John-boy and his UN Defence Advisors better have a 'conference call'... and soon. With such high stakes involved, a candidate must know what his 'inner-circle' is up to!
Not to worry, Liveshot! The UN (your favorite!) is taking care of that in its usual manner.
An admitted rapists, murderer and terrorist is speaking about moral authority. I think the point may be lost on the senator.
Uh huh, this genocide didn't start yesterday. People on FR have been talking about it back during the Clinton Administration. it just finally hit the MSM, because they think they can BLAME IT ON BUSH. Problem is, is this the FIRST skerry has heard about the Sudan
Well he can't accuse president of not doing something to stop mass murder in IRaq. This leaves so many openings it'snot funny. THis too will not get traction
What? Don't we have to get permission from the UN first? You mean that John wants us to act unilaterally? Don't we have to get other nations to help shoulder the costs first?
What? We should rush in?
Shouldn't we build a coalition and a consensus?
What if France and Germany say we can't go?
So we should go there and ignore the genocide the Muslum terrorists are doing right here in America with airplanes!
The only two people that I know of at this point who have lost morale authority are you, senator and Dan Rather.
Ya know, Kerry is so twisted I really don't even know what he is talking about. I certainly do not understand what the connection is between "Darfar and why America should be in it????
Kerry has lost his mind!
I'm hoping the Fox News Special tonight on the UN's Food for Oil scam will blow a huge hole below the water line of the SS Kerry.
I guess today's position on the role of the military is that it has no business protecting US citizens and interests.
The UN (your favorite!) is taking care of that in its usual manner.Yes. They voted to "consider sanctions". Pretty tough language. That will stop an army of genocidal maniacs in their tracks.
I'll tell ya, once Koffi and Kerry get together, there's no telling what kind of sanctions will be considered. Those two are tough. Whew.
Someone refresh my memory- did JF-inK say "we should be in Rwanda" a few years back?
Kerry lost HIS own moral authority when he falsely accused all US service people serving in Viet Nam, of war crimes he committed.
Isnt the US trying to get the UN to sanction the Sudan even while we speak. Bush is way ahead of Kerry on this one.
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