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Kerry humiliated in Egypt (actually, he was just subjected to normal life)
americanthinker.com ^ | 7/24/14 | Rick Moran

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 Egypt’s 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 Kerry’s suit jacket before waving him through.

Kerry’s 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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Why is it humiliating to subject an Elite Aristocrat to the same things that the rest of us have to be subjected to??
1 posted on 07/24/2014 11:09:55 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706

How does it feel?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1s47L8DrJ0


2 posted on 07/24/2014 11:10:53 AM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: cotton1706

One cannot humiliate slime mold.


3 posted on 07/24/2014 11:12:08 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: cotton1706

He has already humiliated himself by uttering his ignorance of Climate Science


4 posted on 07/24/2014 11:14:35 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876
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To: cotton1706

Pity there wasn’t an anal probe. They might have found his brain.


5 posted on 07/24/2014 11:14:48 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: cotton1706

should have preformed a cavity search , you never know what’s up there


6 posted on 07/24/2014 11:16:18 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: PATRIOT1876

He has humiliated himself many times. For years.


7 posted on 07/24/2014 11:16:59 AM PDT by ladyjane
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To: cotton1706

It is a shame they didn’t decide to do a body cavity search.


8 posted on 07/24/2014 11:17:27 AM PDT by wrench
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To: cotton1706
I posted this comment yesterday.


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.


-PJ

9 posted on 07/24/2014 11:17:27 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: cotton1706
“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 suspect the Egyptians essentially told Kerry to “lead, follow, or get out of the way.”

10 posted on 07/24/2014 11:17:48 AM PDT by riverdawg
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To: cotton1706

“Reuters reports that Kerry and his aides were checked with a metal detector. Security personnel reportedly raised a handheld metal-detector wand to Kerry’s 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.....


11 posted on 07/24/2014 11:21:44 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: cotton1706
his life is humiliation.....fumble!


12 posted on 07/24/2014 11:21:45 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: cotton1706

Did it detect the rice “shrapnel” in his butt?


13 posted on 07/24/2014 11:24:57 AM PDT by NonValueAdded ("The Arab Spring is over. Welcome to the Jihadi Spring." Jonah Goldberg)
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To: Billthedrill

“Pity there wasn’t an anal probe”

A monumental task.


14 posted on 07/24/2014 11:26:42 AM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (It's a shame nobama truly doesn't care about any of this. Our country, our future, he doesn't care)
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To: cotton1706

Obama really is a miracle worker. His diplomacy has left every faction in Egypt hating us. Hey, that takes real talent.


15 posted on 07/24/2014 11:30:00 AM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: cotton1706

You would think that after the photos of him wearing the bunny suit, nothing would be considered humiliating for him anymore.


16 posted on 07/24/2014 11:32:12 AM PDT by MNDude
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To: Political Junkie Too
What happened to diplomatic immunity?

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.

Next question?

17 posted on 07/24/2014 11:33:08 AM PDT by NorthMountain
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To: cotton1706

-—— 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.


18 posted on 07/24/2014 11:34:09 AM PDT by bert ((K.E.; N.P.; GOPc.;+12 ..... Obama is public enemy #1)
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To: cotton1706

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?


19 posted on 07/24/2014 11:45:16 AM PDT by DBrow
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To: MNDude
 photo kerry_dork-1.jpg
20 posted on 07/24/2014 11:47:01 AM PDT by Clay Moore ("911 is for when the backhoe won't start." JRandomFreeper)
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To: cotton1706

“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.


21 posted on 07/24/2014 11:50:54 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Clay Moore
John Kerry, who served in Vietnam, emerges from a Gaza tunnel with message from Obama.


22 posted on 07/24/2014 11:51:10 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: cotton1706

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.


23 posted on 07/24/2014 11:51:55 AM PDT by Personal Responsibility (I'd use the /S tag but is it really necessary?)
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To: cotton1706
What happens to other countries' foreign ministers when they visit Obama? Could this be a little game of tit-for-tat at how we've treated Egypt's diplomatic staff (well, in addition to screwing over their whole country by supporting and arming the Muslim Brotherhood)?
24 posted on 07/24/2014 11:55:51 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (The IRS: either criminally irresponsible in backup procedures or criminally responsible of coverup.)
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To: bert
foreign ministers across the world are saying OMG then rolling the floor laughing....

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.

25 posted on 07/24/2014 11:56:33 AM PDT by grania
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To: cotton1706

And still no military medals were found on him.


26 posted on 07/24/2014 12:35:30 PM PDT by bgill
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To: bgill

The fact that skerry exists should be a reason for his never-ending humiliation. What a complete putz...and traitor.


27 posted on 07/24/2014 1:09:51 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: molson209
should have preformed a cavity search , you never know what’s up there

Per Billthedrill's comment, I would add, "Nothing".

28 posted on 07/24/2014 1:55:31 PM PDT by logi_cal869
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To: cotton1706

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.


29 posted on 07/24/2014 2:04:46 PM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: cotton1706

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?


30 posted on 07/24/2014 2:16:36 PM PDT by DPMD
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