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Ambassador (Caroline) Kennedy: A star is born
Politico ^ | December 15, 2013 | Alexander Burns

Posted on 12/15/2013 8:22:26 AM PST by Zakeet

Caroline Kennedy is a long way from Syracuse.

The soft-spoken presidential scion, who four years ago this month toured upstate New York in a short and ill-fated bid for the U.S. Senate, has swept with force into her newest public role as President Barack Obama’s ambassador in Japan. And if the iconic daughter of American political royalty showed herself to be deeply uncomfortable as a glad-handing pol, she’s on her way to becoming something of a rock star in the more dignified world of diplomacy.

She has been swarmed by well-wishers in her public appearances, including Japanese men and women who offered their sympathies during the November anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s death. The Japanese TV network NHK delivered a live broadcast of her first appearance at Japan’s Imperial Palace, according to the AP, as throngs of onlookers crowded the streets. When Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appointed Japan’s first female prime ministerial aide, his office mentioned Kennedy’s role in Japan as an inspiration.

Kennedy has been awed by the reception, according to her friends and political associates. Yet far from being overwhelmed, Kennedy has eased into the role of ambassador far more smoothly and naturally than she did in her last high-profile adventure, as a contender for Hillary Clinton’s vacant Senate seat.

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Japan; News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts; US: New York
KEYWORDS: carolinekennedy; foreignaffairs; japan; kennedy; massachusetts; memebuilding; newyork; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills
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I'm willing to bet that none of you Freepers can make it all the way through this Libtard puff piece about the a rock star in the more dignified world of diplomacy without tossing your cookies!

1 posted on 12/15/2013 8:22:26 AM PST by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet
without tossing your cookies!

Ask our Ambassador about that eating disorder!

2 posted on 12/15/2013 8:25:24 AM PST by Zuben Elgenubi (NOPe to GOPe)
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To: Zakeet

A woman who is, y’know, so in love with, y’know, abortion that she, y’know, wrote a pretty fat, y’know, book, a love letter, y’know, to Roe v. Wade.


3 posted on 12/15/2013 8:26:01 AM PST by Arthur McGowan
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To: Zakeet

Like, she could like, you know, like barely speak English when she was like campaigning in New York. Maybe she uses an interpreter to speak in full sentences for her when she is on duty.


4 posted on 12/15/2013 8:26:38 AM PST by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: Zakeet

What’s Japanese for “you know”? Because without that she’ll be incapable of carrying on a conversation in the language.


5 posted on 12/15/2013 8:27:08 AM PST by DoodleDawg
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To: Zakeet
Kennedy = "American political royalty"

CRIMINALS!


6 posted on 12/15/2013 8:28:04 AM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: Zakeet

It sure doesn’t take much to be a “star” these days. Another Kennedy hasn’t done jack **** and she’s already a “star”.


7 posted on 12/15/2013 8:28:14 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Trust No One.)
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To: Zakeet
The soft-spoken presidential scion
Soft spoken? How about broken-spoken.
8 posted on 12/15/2013 8:30:25 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: DoodleDawg

Sote kata...


9 posted on 12/15/2013 8:31:00 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: FlingWingFlyer

The accepted collective noun for a Kennedy reunion is a Plague of Kennedys.


10 posted on 12/15/2013 8:31:23 AM PST by gasport (Will operate for food.)
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To: Zakeet; thetallguy24

11 posted on 12/15/2013 8:32:35 AM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: Zakeet
"Positions as chief of mission should normally be accorded to career members of the Service. ... (Ambassadors) should possess clearly demonstrated competence to perform the duties of a chief of mission, including ... useful knowledge of the language ... and understanding of the history, the culture, the economic and political institutions, and the interests of that country. ... Contributions to political campaigns should not be a factor."

She speaks zero Japanese and has had no academic or professional background in foreign affairs.
12 posted on 12/15/2013 8:32:45 AM PST by Dallas59 (Obama: The first "White Black" President.)
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To: Zakeet

She is not bad looking, for a libtard feminist.


13 posted on 12/15/2013 8:33:53 AM PST by 2harddrive
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To: Zakeet

I can’t remember which one she is - is she the druggie, alcoholic, scizophrenic, murderer or rapist? Its so hard to keep it straight with the Kennedy’s


14 posted on 12/15/2013 8:34:00 AM PST by PGR88
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To: Zakeet

What are the odds she visits Fukushima anytime soon?


15 posted on 12/15/2013 8:34:16 AM PST by Artie (We are surrounded by MORONS)
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To: Arthur McGowan

“A woman who is, y’know...”

That constant ‘y’know’ from her was enough to make you want to scream y’know. Can’t believe she does that with her supposed education.


16 posted on 12/15/2013 8:34:41 AM PST by duckman (I'm part of the group pulling the wagon!)
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To: Zakeet
I recognize the last name, but does she really have what it takes to be a good ambassador?

Can she make small talk while eating exotic local food without vomiting?

And how many poses can she strike for selfies?

17 posted on 12/15/2013 8:36:57 AM PST by ZOOKER (Until further notice the /s is implied...)
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To: Zakeet

White privilege and still dumber than Sheila Jackson. Embrace the you know!


18 posted on 12/15/2013 8:37:00 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: Zakeet

This strumpet helped serve up a large helping of Obamacrap to the American public in 2008. Like the other low-lives in the detestable Kennedy Klan, she should just go away.


19 posted on 12/15/2013 8:46:29 AM PST by ZULU (Impeach that Bastard Barrack Hussein Obama the Doctor Mengele of Medical Care)
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To: Zakeet

But, ummmm, she is, umm, like a real, you know, like umm ambassador umm that um we need to umm serve japan and and like you know ummm be like umm the kind of ambassador that we need, ummmm.. to um, you know like do the umm things ummmm that um like umm amabassadors need to do, you know?


20 posted on 12/15/2013 8:49:03 AM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it. Period.)
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To: Dr. Ursus

That would be (quoting Whorealdo) “The majestic Sheila Jackson Lee”.


21 posted on 12/15/2013 8:53:47 AM PST by JohnnyP
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

It’s true, she got wealthy, and entered the public eye, by being born.

Thanks Zakeet.


22 posted on 12/15/2013 8:53:54 AM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: duckman

Listening to that New York Daily News y’know Interview, it was obvious to me that she had NO political ideas.

When the Kennedys gather around the dinner table and discuss “politics” or “ideas,” what is there to discuss? They’re unanimous about everything: abortion good, freedom evil, being stinking rich good, capitalism evil...


23 posted on 12/15/2013 8:55:21 AM PST by Arthur McGowan
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Schlossberg, not Kennedy


24 posted on 12/15/2013 8:56:40 AM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: Zakeet
"President Barack Obama’s ambassador in Japan"

Here I was under the mistaken belief she was the US Ambassador to Japan...

25 posted on 12/15/2013 8:57:35 AM PST by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: Zakeet

The Charge d’ Affairs does all the heavy lifting. She goes to the parties and luncheons. The military aides do the spying. Nothing new to see here.


26 posted on 12/15/2013 8:57:54 AM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: 2harddrive

I think she’s hideous. And because she’s evil, I look forward to her getting more and more hideous as the years go by.


27 posted on 12/15/2013 8:58:13 AM PST by Arthur McGowan
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To: Zakeet

She’s irrelevant. Compared to Chelsea Clinton-Mezvinsky at least, LOL.


28 posted on 12/15/2013 8:58:47 AM PST by nascarnation (Wish everyone see a "Gay Kwanzaa")
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To: Zakeet
she’s on her way to becoming something of a rock star in the more dignified world of diplomacy.

Rock stars are dignified? Who knew?


29 posted on 12/15/2013 8:59:44 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Zakeet

Attention ladies: If your marriage is falling apart you can just become an ambassador to a country far far away and jet off leaving the offending party behind. Who knew it was so simple? :-)


30 posted on 12/15/2013 8:59:53 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Zakeet
She's a moron. Therefore she is fully qualified to be an ambassador appointed by the moron in chief. Why didn't 0bama appoint her as ambassador to Libya?
31 posted on 12/15/2013 9:01:23 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: Zakeet

Being a celebrity does not make her competent of qualified.

Of Course all of the Kennedy fan club wants to get close to her. Miley Cyrus fans want to get close to her too.


32 posted on 12/15/2013 9:01:32 AM PST by Venturer (Half Staff the Flag of the US for Terrorists.)
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To: Arthur McGowan

“I look forward to her getting more and more hideous as the years go by”

She will. The Kennedy women do not age gracefully. They all have that angular horse face and it starts to morph long about late 40’s. God bless her in an un airbrushed photo Caroline is not holding up to well.


33 posted on 12/15/2013 9:05:14 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Zakeet

No Woman is a Japanese Island


34 posted on 12/15/2013 9:12:00 AM PST by bunkerhill7 ("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.")
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To: Zakeet
pretty much spot on...

Full Definition of SCION

1
:  a detached living portion of a plant (as a bud or shoot) joined to a stock in grafting and usually supplying solely aerial parts to a graft

35 posted on 12/15/2013 9:28:47 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Zakeet
Ambassador Caroline Kennedy is glittering example of the Peter Principle (someone promoted to their level of incompetence) in action. I just hope the Japanese are able to coexist until 2016 with this mouth-breathing cretin (with sincere apologies to cretins). She hasn't any ability in this area and hosting state parties isn't much of a resume enhancement. With the mainland Chinese increasingly more belligerent and the NorKs under Kim Jong-un displaying more of their paranoia, she isn't the best person to be overseeing this ambassadorial posting.
36 posted on 12/15/2013 9:30:48 AM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: duckman

Those “you knows” and “like, uhms” was because she was afraid she would like, uhm have to defend her ideology, you know, she couldn’t speak truthfully, like, uhm, you know, with all those mean conservatives out there ready to refute her ideology. If only she had been a more accomplished liar, you know, she uhm, wouldn’t have sounded so dumb and like, uhm, she would certainly have been elected, you know, like for sure.


37 posted on 12/15/2013 9:34:41 AM PST by This I Wonder32460
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To: Arthur McGowan

I guess I have always seen her as more ignorant, then evil, per se.


38 posted on 12/15/2013 9:36:38 AM PST by 2harddrive
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To: This I Wonder32460

Oh okay...., I think I understand now.


39 posted on 12/15/2013 9:36:55 AM PST by duckman (I'm part of the group pulling the wagon!)
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To: Zakeet

The Nipponese have a long history of ‘personality cult’ worship. A more perfect place to put a no-talent Kennedy could not be found.


40 posted on 12/15/2013 9:40:06 AM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: Zakeet

Wasn’t she boinking the NYT’s Pinch Sulzberger?


41 posted on 12/15/2013 11:04:38 AM PST by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: 2harddrive

Nice hair, anyway ...


42 posted on 12/15/2013 11:07:37 AM PST by x
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To: Zakeet
Yeah. Because celebrities run the world. They're better people than us. Really.

The French have their foibles, but when it comes to dealing with ruling classes, there's really nothing quite like the guillotine.

43 posted on 12/15/2013 11:12:36 AM PST by Billthedrill
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To: Zakeet
Does/will obammycare cover never ending vomiting?...Yeah, I didn't think so.

FMCDH(BITS)

44 posted on 12/15/2013 11:41:48 AM PST by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: Zakeet; a fool in paradise

Didn’t she write a song for Elvis Priestley (when he was alive) called “Sweet Caroline”?


45 posted on 12/15/2013 11:44:17 AM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: ZOOKER

“....but does she really have what it takes to be a good ambassador?”

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Is that, you know, really necessary with this administration?


46 posted on 12/15/2013 2:08:51 PM PST by 353FMG
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To: KC_Lion

Nice ;)


47 posted on 12/16/2013 6:15:10 PM PST by thetallguy24
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To: JohnnyP
"That would be (quoting Whorealdo) “The majestic Sheila Jackson Lee”."

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When Sheila Jackson Lee needs to cite an authority, she quotes and cites herself.

She's also an aisle hog whenever a president, any president, speaks before Congress. Look for the red suit on the aisle.

As for, you know, Caroline, I wonder if she, you know, even eats Japanese, you know, food?

48 posted on 01/20/2014 10:22:31 AM PST by hummingbird (Mark Levin and Article 5)
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To: PghBaldy; Zakeet
"President Barack Obama’s ambassador in Japan"

Here I was under the mistaken belief she was the US Ambassador to Japan...

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Excellent catch!

49 posted on 01/20/2014 10:25:37 AM PST by hummingbird (Mark Levin and Article 5)
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To: Zakeet

I don’t understand the need to hype this lame chick.

Chelsea-Clinton Mezvinsky is where the MSM needs to concentrate all its efforts.


50 posted on 01/20/2014 10:28:42 AM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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