Skip to comments.Kerry humiliated in Egypt (actually, he was just subjected to normal life)
Posted on 07/24/2014 11:09:55 AM PDT by cotton1706
You don't think the Egyptian government was trying to send a message, do you?
Kerry flew to Tel Aviv from Cairo, where he met Tuesday with Egypts president and other high-level officials.
An unusual screening process occurred involving Kerry and his State Department team as they were subjected to a metal detector before meeting with President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi at the Egyptian presidential palace.
Reuters reports that Kerry and his aides were checked with a metal detector. Security personnel reportedly raised a handheld metal-detector wand to Kerrys suit jacket before waving him through.
Kerrys aides were also subjected to the handheld wand and were told to walk through a metal detector.
State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said on Twitter that they are focused on trying to reach a cease-fire agreement.
@JohnKerry and team are focused on working with Egyptians on a ceasefire, not on whether we went through security this afternoon, she tweeted.
Psaki would say something like that because subjecting the US secretary of state to security screening may be unprecedented, and is certainly a humiliation of the first order. It demonstrates just how badly US relations with the Egyptian military government have deteriorated. Obama's support for the Muslim Brotherhood, his dalliance with Iran, and his confused policy in Syria have combined to cause Egypt to doubt that America can be relied upon.
I would cheer the fact that Kerry has been humiliated except the humiliation is also ours. Once again, the Obama administration's policies have illuminated how the rest of the world sees America. And it isn't a pretty picture.
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How does it feel?
One cannot humiliate slime mold.
He has already humiliated himself by uttering his ignorance of Climate Science
Pity there wasn’t an anal probe. They might have found his brain.
should have preformed a cavity search , you never know what’s up there
He has humiliated himself many times. For years.
It is a shame they didn’t decide to do a body cavity search.
What happened to diplomatic immunity? Why did Kerry cave into this? Why didn't he stand his ground and assert his immunity as our top diplomat?
Now, he's just as common as any airline traveler at an airport.
Stupid move on Kerry's part.
I suspect the Egyptians essentially told Kerry to “lead, follow, or get out of the way.”
“Reuters reports that Kerry and his aides were checked with a metal detector. Security personnel reportedly raised a handheld metal-detector wand to Kerrys suit jacket before waving him through.”
This is a HUGE diplomatic insult, and the Egyptians are making it very clear that they don’t trust Kerry.
Had this happened under Bush, it would have already been breaking news an the Alphabet networks, with the Daily Show and the Late-Night Comics going crazy over it.
Under Obama? Utter silence.....
Did it detect the rice “shrapnel” in his butt?
“Pity there wasnt an anal probe”
A monumental task.
Obama really is a miracle worker. His diplomacy has left every faction in Egypt hating us. Hey, that takes real talent.
You would think that after the photos of him wearing the bunny suit, nothing would be considered humiliating for him anymore.
It still exists.
Why did Kerry cave into this? Why didn't he stand his ground and assert his immunity as our top diplomat?
He's a coward and a fool.
-—— they were subjected to a metal detector——
Now that’s funny.
The USA wasn’t disrespected, Barack Obama the black community organizer was disrespected ........ big time!
Foreign ministers across the globe are saying “OMG!” then rolling the floor laughing their asses off.
Remember, by Kerry’s admission, he has shrapnel in his leg that sets off metal detectors. He picked it up in combat in Viet Nam, which was a surprise to me, who knew that he was there?
“Do you know who I am?”
Doesn’t JFnK ever have to be wanded, scanned, searched, or irradiated like the rest of us? He might be a bit less cordial towards Islam if he did.
While I enjoy the idea of our aristocracy being humbled, it’s the idea of why which is humiliating. The reason people are screened for metallic objects is for security. By screening Kerry, the Egyptians basically said “Our trust for the US is so low, we think the US Secretary of State may attack us in person”.
It’s delicious to think of how irked Kerry was (is) about this but it’s still a humiliation.
I don't know if they're laughing, since this administration given its way much longer could cause the end of global civilization. I suspect they've decided to do things when no one from the administration is around to interfere.
If I had any respect for the administration, I'd think the humiliation is another situation. (you can't humiliate the malignant DC crowd...they do it to themselves) That would be the Pope and the Italian gov doing the diplomacy to get that Christian woman out of Sudan. Kerry is epic failing in Egypt and Obama is fund raising on the west coast while the released family is meeting with the Pope.
And still no military medals were found on him.
The fact that skerry exists should be a reason for his never-ending humiliation. What a complete putz...and traitor.
Per Billthedrill's comment, I would add, "Nothing".
except the humiliation is also ours....Not me Kemosabe. They should have strip searched him full view of every passenger in the airport/lobby and subjected his whole entourage to the same.
Dear Lord, next thing you know Kerry will be forced to eat food not flown in from upscale caterers, in favor of food that ordinary people eat. Do the horrors ever end?