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John Kerry, under fire
Politico ^ | 29 Apr 2014 | EDWARD-ISAAC DOVERE

Posted on 04/30/2014 3:02:45 PM PDT by shove_it

Name one high-profile issue that’s going well right now for Secretary of State John Kerry.

Russian troops are still sitting on the Ukrainian border, and Russian-backed militants haven’t backed off inside the country. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is still taking Kerry’s calls, but not seeming to care much about what’s being said.

Syrian President Bashar Assad announced Monday he’s running for re-election, unopposed, eight months after firing nerve gas over President Barack Obama’s red line.

Kerry’s attempted peace process reboot between the Israelis and Palestinians has stalled out. And then, “apartheid” — what the future could hold for Israel without a peace deal, he warned in a closed door meeting last week.

In a defiant apology of sorts that fired back at those who questioned his support for Israel, the nation’s top diplomat acknowledged “the power of words to create misimpression, even when unintentional.” Kerry’s been confronted with this lesson throughout his career in public life, repeatedly getting caught in impolitic descriptions of what he would argue are just realistic assessments of where things stand. This is the politician, after all, who famously explained his procedural maneuver on Iraq War funding as, “I actually did vote for the $87 billion before I voted against it” — a true, and in his mind defensible, position that proved poison to his 2004 campaign...

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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: antisemitism; corruption; impotency; incompetence; johnkerry; kerry; secstate; secstatekerry; traitor
If he's lost Politico, he's in deep doo doo.
1 posted on 04/30/2014 3:02:45 PM PDT by shove_it
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To: shove_it

Hope he really gets shot in the A$$ this time!


2 posted on 04/30/2014 3:04:27 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 ((VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!))
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To: shove_it

Time to call in Jane to rescue the boy!


3 posted on 04/30/2014 3:04:41 PM PDT by DocJhn
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To: Red_Devil 232

4 posted on 04/30/2014 3:05:50 PM PDT by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of Obama's America)
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To: DocJhn

Kerry and Jane Fonda are the most despicable traitors of our lifetime.


5 posted on 04/30/2014 3:07:48 PM PDT by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of Obama's America)
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To: shove_it

“If you ask me there’s something wrong with the world when we don’t hang traitors anymore.” - Sam Axe; Burn Notice


6 posted on 04/30/2014 3:09:14 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: shove_it

The headline cracks me up!!!

Kerry will probably claim another “heart”


7 posted on 04/30/2014 3:09:44 PM PDT by Osage Orange (I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.)
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To: shove_it

I believe the list is much longer...........


8 posted on 04/30/2014 3:11:26 PM PDT by Osage Orange (I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.)
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To: shove_it

Well, if this keeps up, Obama will have to find a Secretary of State even worse than John Kerry. He has an almost unbroken record of replacing terrible appointments with even worse ones.

Whom do we suggest to replace Kerry?


9 posted on 04/30/2014 3:13:12 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Osage Orange

Kerry flys around the world making things “christal clear” for allies and enemies alike. They politely nod their heads and think : “So what” ?


10 posted on 04/30/2014 3:14:00 PM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: Osage Orange

Yes, Politico just scratched the surface of his recent fubars as SecState.


11 posted on 04/30/2014 3:14:35 PM PDT by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of Obama's America)
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To: shove_it

eight months after firing nerve gas over President Barack Obama’s red line.....Methinks Obama’s comrade in arms did this.


12 posted on 04/30/2014 3:14:59 PM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: shove_it

I think Kerry should get used to flames.


13 posted on 04/30/2014 3:18:38 PM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: shove_it

Wow. He hasn’t been under fire since Vietnam.


14 posted on 04/30/2014 3:21:30 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Why is Jon Corzine a free man?)
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To: shove_it
Huh, I didn't think anyone besides Fox News was reporting the Kerry "Israeli apartheid" kerfluffle! And to mention other Kerry gaffes?

Wow! Just wow, lamestream media!

15 posted on 04/30/2014 3:21:59 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: Cicero
Whom do we suggest to replace Kerry?

Any of the following:

Kathleen Sebelius
Robert Gates
Chuck Hagel
Arne Duncan
Samantha Power
Van Jones
Valerie Jarrett
Sonia Sotomayor
Elena Kagan
John Brennan
Cass Sunstein
Todd Stern
John Holdren

MY GUESS: ERIC HOLDER
16 posted on 04/30/2014 3:22:02 PM PDT by struwwelpeter
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To: TigersEye

It’s even worse when we make them Secretary of State.


17 posted on 04/30/2014 3:24:50 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: 353FMG

Even more important to indict and convict.


18 posted on 04/30/2014 3:26:03 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Cicero

>>Whom do we suggest to replace Kerry?<<

Sarah Palin


19 posted on 04/30/2014 3:34:02 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Fight Tapinophobia in all its forms! Do not submit to arduus privilege.)
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To: shove_it

John McCaine Bill and Hitlary, The turd in the oval office........


20 posted on 04/30/2014 3:54:09 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: shove_it

There’s an old saying that the middle east is the graveyard of American Secretaries of State.


21 posted on 04/30/2014 4:08:42 PM PDT by Hugin
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To: Hugin

They are doing this for one reason. So they can’t say Hillary was the worst secstate since lady Madeline Notsobright.


22 posted on 04/30/2014 4:25:36 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
Thanks shove_it.
Russian troops are still sitting on the Ukrainian border, and [Russian terrorists] haven’t backed off inside the country... Syrian President Bashar Assad announced Monday he’s running for re-election, unopposed, eight months after firing nerve gas over President Barack Obama’s red line. Kerry’s... “apartheid”... defiant apology of sorts... This is the politician, after all, who famously explained his procedural maneuver on Iraq War funding as, “I actually did vote for the $87 billion before I voted against it”...
Not to mention that he should have been hanged for treason.
23 posted on 04/30/2014 4:26:11 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: shove_it

If only...


24 posted on 04/30/2014 4:35:35 PM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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To: shove_it

And this is why you hire someone who has actually had a successful career in diplomacy. And why we should have hired a President who has actually had a successful career in governing. Nobody should be surprised that a neophyte failed at his job.

It seems that the most important positions in the United States of America are now solely occupied by career politicians instead, who only ever learned how to win elections and pick out the right people to get into bed with.


25 posted on 04/30/2014 4:50:49 PM PDT by Corporate Democrat
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To: jeffc

This Kerry outrage is getting traction because it targets Jews and it is particularly heinous. What happens to countries labeled as aparthied supporters? They get dismantled, and their country is handed over to mob rule.


26 posted on 04/30/2014 5:15:06 PM PDT by ghost of nixon
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To: shove_it

Jane Fonda might be the only person Obama could put in State who would be worse than Kerry...


27 posted on 04/30/2014 5:40:48 PM PDT by GOPJ
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