Skip to comments.Stick a Fork In John Kerry--He's Done
Posted on 01/21/2006 8:57:17 PM PST by raccoonradio
John F. Kerry still dreams of becoming the next John F. Kennedy, but hell never even reach Ted Kennedy heights, or is it depths?
Not that anyone would ever dare tell Liveshot this. Seldom is heard a discouraging word when youre a 62-year-old gigolo married to a 67-year-old gold digger worth close to $1 billion.
Ever more delusional, Kerry still fancies that his next job is commander-in-chief. He refuses to face the reality that hes already well into his final role on the public stage.
He has become the Mike Dukakis of the 21st century.
John Kerry, reporting for doody - er, make that, duty.
The twilight of John Kerry is nicely sketched in an amusing new story about him in GQ, by a writer named Michael Crowley. Everyone in Massachusetts, including his ostensible supporters, knows what a complete fraud Kerry is and always has been, but its nice to see the news again reaching a national audience, even if its just in a fashion magazine for fops.
Poor John. Lately hes been on his foreign tour - dont ask me where; all I do is read the headlines, roll my eyes and immediately turn the page - and hes still getting slammed back home.
One of the set pieces in the GQ story concerns a speech Mama Ts boy toy made at Georgetown University. It was pretty good, the writer says, but then the junior senator began taking questions from the students.
The pain of it all came rushing back, he writes. Kerrys responses were brutally long-winded, as if he were intent on slowly suffocating their earnestness with leaden filibusters. Eyes glazed. Yawns unfolded. Even the kids at the mike shifted their weight impatiently.
Anyone who has ever suffered through a live appearance by Liveshot knows exactly this feeling. After 22 years in the Senate, the scion of the Forbes fortune is an empty suits empty suit, a windbag di tutti windbags.
Heres another quote from the GQ piece, from an anonymous Senate staffer:
There is this weird cognitive dissonance. You see Kerry in the Dirksen (Senate Office Building) cafeteria getting a salad, and you think, You were inches from becoming president, and now youre getting your own salad. And its not even a good salad.
Thank God - and the late Sen. Heinzs trust fund - the junior senator will soon be back in his Sperry Topsiders biking down Hulbert Avenue on Nantucket, and if this parvenu wage slave had ever been to the Chanticleer Inn, he would know that their lobster salads are . . . to die for!
The GQ story mentions a radio interview in which an NYU professor says Kerry said he thinks the 2004 election was stolen. Apparently Kerrys office denies this, but everyone here knows Kerrys people have been saying the same thing for almost a year.
Amazing, isnt it? The guy loses by 3 million votes, and he thinks it was stolen. Its beyond cognitive dissonance. If his second wife hadnt inherited a billion dollars, guys in white coats would be sneaking up behind him with a net.
But Kerry is running again, its his destiny, its why his initials are JFK. Thats why his equally crazy younger brother Cam Kerry wanted to run for secretary of state this year, to set himself up to run for what would have been the open Kerry Senate seat in 2008.
Anyway, its a funny story in GQ, and I can only hope its read by one group of people in particular - Kerrys fellow snot-nosed, trust-funded Birkenstock-wearing layabouts who refuse to peel those absurd Kerry-Edwards bumper stickers off their new Volvos.
(Denny Crane: "I Don't Want To Socialize With A Pinko Liberal Democrat Commie. Say What You Like About Republicans. We Stick To Our Convictions. Even When We Know We're Dead Wrong.")
"... a windbag di tutti windbags."
Hilarious, but this one is a rather pompous way of deriding pomposity.
Maybe we should all encourage him...
I love when Howie plays the "I'm fascinated by rap" and "I'm the biggest cheesehead around" clips from the '04 campaign. Kerry is such a tool.
Excuse me? Say what? Since when?
John Kerry-Heinz now just John Kerry.
I love it, what a toon!
Has the Boston Herald always been this "far right", or is it just Howie Carr? At any rate, I enjoyed reading this very much!
Sounds good to me. I'd love to see Kerry and Gore dukin' it out.
Life has been much too serious lately.
Ouch! Yaaawn may want to apply for a 4th PH??
Pray for W and OUR Freedom Fighters
The Herald is mainly to the right. It endorsed President Bush in 2000 and 2004.
No. Not THAT Forbes. Kerry is a scion, on his mother's side, of the Forbes family of Massachusetts, not to be confused with the Edinburgh by way of New York Forbes who's most prominent member is Steve.
Turn up your speakers! John Kerry's greatest audio clips, courtesy of Howie Carr:
Wow! A right-leaning paper in a left-leaning town! Wish we could get one here in Columbus!!
Now there's a statement worth repeating.
Yes, the dems would be banging their heads into walls in complete frustration, and the rest of us would be laughing so hard we couldn't see straight. Bring it on!
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