Skip to comments.Sen. Kerry re-elected amid talk of Obama role (Sec of State)
Posted on 11/05/2008 12:04:35 PM PST by Perdogg
Sen. John Kerry easily won re-election just four years after he fell short in his bid for the presidency.
The Massachusetts Democrat today beat a fellow veteran, Republican Jeff Beatty, in his first campaign since failing as his partys 2004 White House nominee.
Beatty called to congratulate Kerry just moments after the polls closed.
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This is starting to read like a Stephen King novel.
Having the snotty and clueless John Kerry as SOS would make us all long for the Warren Christopher years.
If he becomes secretary of state at least Madeline Albright will no longer be the worst ever.
I hope it is true, more fuel for a correction in the midterm election imho.
So a disloyal communist sympathizer who met with and encouraged the North Vietnamese communist savages while we were at war with them will be our Secretary of State.
Not to mention Kerry is an absolute fool.
There are many in the military who will bolt rather than be led by that turncoat.
Oh, isn’t that great?
I actually paced on election night 2004, because I knew if John Kerry won, the terrorists would have not been defeated as President Bush has done.
Colon Bowell is going to be a part of this circus.
I’ve been throwing up “a little bit” quite often today. The news just seems to get worse and worse. Just wait until Hillary is nominated for the Supreme Court.
Doesn't matter. If you're considered irrelevant, they won't care about your "enough". Carville said last night that the concept of "unity" or "unifying the country" wasn't necessary. For 'Rats, all that matters is if you win. When they win, it's too hell with "unity". But when we win, they expect us to be "uniters".
It would make me long for the time of”Jengis Khan.”
Gore to head up EPA?
Clinton (Bill) for AG?
Clinton (Hillary!) on the Supreme Court?
Someone here just speculated about Michele Obama as Education Secretary.
I only hope that if we end up with the likes of a John Kerry as Sec. of State those same all or nothing conservatives and Libertarians suffer under Kerry more than my family and I. We saw the dangers of an Obama, these morons did not.
Perdogg, the next at least two years, possibly four, are going to be torture if we let them. The more outrageous their behavior the better. I’m cheering the radicals on!!! Show your stuff, baby! The bigger and broader and QUICKER the better.
I VOW to the 58,000 + Brothers and Sisters on The Viet Nam Wall who never came home and to those who died at home from injuries and from broken hearts. I will do everything I LEGALLY can to expose Hanoi Kerry once and for all. I will not tire, I will not falter, and I will not fail. I solemnly vow to do all I can to restore your honor until I give my last breath on earth. 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub
FRiends, we have a mission to continue.
Perfect SOS choice for Obama, IMHO. Kerry is a natural born appeaser.
Another question is: did any of the crap-holes lose their seat? Any of the Liberal Senators or Liberal House Representatives? Reid & Dodd caused the problem and yet the Senate picked up 5 and the House 15.
Throw out the cause and vote in the problem. [OR, throw out the hens and vote in the foxes]
I will predict right here and now that Obama won’t offer any cabinet posts to that doofus, Kerry. And that any such talk is being floated by either Kerry or one of his s supporters. He’s got the loser stigma from his 2004 campaign
God, please, please, please, help our country this moron is going to be way worse than Albright.
Forget about Kerry leaving the senate...this is all bogus news being pumped out. With Kennedy in serious health trouble...they aren’t about to let this guy suddenly leave their “senior” status that they have with this guy (in case Kennedy suddenly expires).
In fact....not a single democratic senator will be leaving office (my humble opinion) because it then brings up a chance of the replacement losing his office in two years when the election is held to really replace the guy. You will see mostly ranking representatives or unemployed democrats who get positions.
As for the amusing comment of one Republican being brought in as the “token” Republican....the only possible choices are the moderate Republicans who lost their Senator races. I can’t any of them taking the deal...so this will likely just go by the wayside unless they dig up some guy whose been out of politics for ten years.
Beautiful. I hope the 0 keeps up in this vein. It would be entertaining if not so sad, and it will make folks yearn for the peaceful and prosperous Carter years. No better way to set up Palin as Reagan in 12
What is WRONG with those people in Mass.?
In the 2010 midterm...and I almost wish I could move to Arizona, so I could vote against him in the primary.
The fact that Sarah Palin, the main reason most of us gave a rip about McRino, felt the need to apologize for possibly costing the top of the ticket votes, reminded me of what talk host Hugh Hewitt said about JSM: "great American, marginal conservative, terrible Republican."
But I'm not bitter...
LOL. If Lurch becomes Secretary of State then Mad Maddy will no longer be the ugliest ever......
Don't blame me. While he's picking up democrat Massholes he might as well grab fellow So. Chicagoan Deval Patrick for AG and Barney (Fanny Mae) Frank for Sec. Treasury.
They either work for the state or they’re on workmen’s comp.
Bad luck for Jeff Beatty. He gets terrible press, but deserves better. He was wounded in Grenada in October 1983. It was a real wound inflicted by actual enemies, which puts him one up on Kerry in my book.
As far as Kerry as SecState, I think the guys starting the rumors are the ten Massachusetts Congressmen, all of them Democrats, most of them nonentities. (Bwawney Fwank is the exception; everybody knows that simpering little lisp). Each of them figures he’s the one the Party (in Mass. there is only one Party) will select to replace the dying Ted Kennedy, and they’re butting heads because it’s only one slot. Two slots opening up would let the Party reward twice as many hacks.
Complicating the matter is the Kennedy family’s desire to place one of theirs in the family seat. What makes it harder for the Kennedys is that their celebrated alcohol and drug abuse leaves each generation less capable than the one before it.
They’ll have to come to a decision soon, because Ted’s troubled life is burning down to the wick.
Criminal Number 18F
Besides SOS, it mentions Sec. of Defense - that’s a major barf suggestion.
“I will predict right here and now that Obama wont offer any cabinet posts to that doofus, Kerry.”
Would agree but for one point, Kerry has done serious heavy lifting for the communists (as well as his father). O’s handlers may conclude Kerry is due some payback.
I'm not bitter. I'm angry and I'm sad and afraid for my country. Rush can put the whole "rebuid the Conservative Movement/Party..." schpeel because that is his new thing/spin... but the fact is, we may not be able to do any of that. Forces have been unleashed, in my belief, that are going to prevent (or work very hard to keep) the Conservatives from ever regaining power again...no matter how bad they screw [FUBAR] things up in the first year or two...
P.S. changed my tagline
The thought of Lurch constantly in the news in a cabinet position is just, well ... it’s just really enough to gag a maggot (apologies to maggots).
How does one say “Barf Alert” in French?
Amazing. The Inmates are running the Asylum. This is like September 11 to me, It feels like a nightmare that I cannot wake up from.
Dennis Kucinich... Secretary of the Department of Peace
Cynthia McKinney... Secretary of Diversity
“Besides SOS, it mentions Sec. of Defense - thats a major barf suggestion.”
That would be the testicularly challenged leading the testicularly challenged.
Kerry wants it, but I agree he won’t get it. Biden considers himself the Secretary of State and will want someone less obnoxious in that position.
OTOH, since the Secretary of State has to travel so much, if you want to get John and Teresa out of town on a permanent basis so that you can have a decent dinner party without them, it might be worthwhile...
Bill Ayers — Housing and Urban Develpment
Barney Frank won with 72% of the vote. Go figure.
“There are many in the military who will bolt rather than be led by that turncoat.”
Uh, the military is under the scope of the President and Sec. of Defense, not State. Kerry in the Department of Defense would spark quite a backlash. The diplomatic core, contrarywise, would welcome him with open arms.
I’m well aware that the State Depty doesn’t run the military but military people can have an opinion on the Secretary of State as well, and they hate Kerry.
No confidence Sec of Defense will be any better.
Nah, that'll be Bill Ayers.
Shadegg or Flake must be drafted to take his place.
William “Frozen Assets” Jefferson: Treasury
Jesse Jackson: Atty. General
Jeremiah “Roosting Chickens” Wright: Agriculture
Ward Churchill: Bureau of Fake Indian Affairs
Bill Clinton: Bureau of All Other Affairs
For serious? I know no French, having spent all my time trying to learn Spanish.
John Kerry, simply put, was a traitor and will always remain so. His service and false awarding to himself military decorations was disgusting enough - his apex of deceitfulness came with his traitorous slandering of U. S. military in Vietnam and indeed our nation itself.