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From the Wall Street Journal:

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324461604578194040827752694.html?mod=WSJ_Opinion_LEADTop
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Latin America knows all too well the dangerous combination of Mr. Kerry’s arrogance and, to be polite, let’s say, naiveté. In 1985, in the midst of the Cold War, he led a congressional delegation to Nicaragua, where he met with Sandinista comandante Daniel Ortega. The Sandinista reputation as a human-rights violator was already well-established, and the Soviets were stalking Central America.

Nevertheless, Mr. Kerry came back from Managua advocating an end to U.S. support for the resistance known as the “Contras.” The House took his advice and voted down a $14 million aid package to them. The next day Mr. Ortega flew to Moscow to get $200 million in support from the Kremlin


2 posted on 12/26/2012 7:13:22 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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REMEMBER WHAT HAPPENED IN HONDURAS?

President Manuel Zelaya, an ally of Hugo Chávez, had been unconstitutionally trying to extend his time in office. The Honduran Supreme Court ordered the military to arrest him. All the other branches of government, the Catholic Church, Honduras’s human-rights ombudsman and Mr. Zelaya’s own party backed the court’s decision.

Mr. Chávez, Fidel Castro and the Obama administration became furious, called it a “coup d’état” and moved to isolate the tiny country. When Sen. Jim DeMint (R., S.C.) planned a fact-finding trip to Tegucigalpa, Mr. Kerry’s office tried to stop him by blocking funding. When the Law Library of Congress concluded that the Honduran high court had acted legally, Mr. Kerry wrote to the head of the library demanding that the opinion be retracted and “corrected.” In the spring of 2010, a Kerry staffer traveled to Honduras to pressure officials there to adopt the Obama administration’s “coup” narrative.

NOT THAT HILLARY WAS ANY BETTER, SO CHOOSING JOHN KERRY TO REPLACE HER SIMPLY GUARANTEES THE SAME IDIOTIC, SOCIALIST SUPPORTING, LATIN AMERICAN POLICIES THAT HAVE ALREADY BEEN IN PLACE.


3 posted on 12/26/2012 7:15:51 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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