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Obama Should Fire John Kerry
White House Dossier ^ | Sep 11, 2013 | Keith Koffler

Posted on 09/11/2013 10:25:04 AM PDT by Hoodat

Once, when I was a White House reporter for a mainstream news organization, my editor ran a story on the front page. Mind you, we only put two stories on the front page, so it was a big deal.

As I remember, it was a first-rate piece that presented some really important information. It deserved to be on the front page. It so deserved to be on the front page that, in fact, it had been there a couple of weeks before.

That’s right, the editor ran the same story twice, in the same place. He deserved to be fired. It was only because the chief editor of the publication was a magnanimous guy that he wasn’t.

My point is, there there are some mistakes, in the jobs we hold, that you just can’t make. It almost doesn’t matter what else you have done. If you sailed the QE II around the world 20 times and then on the 21st you ram it into Gibraltar, you’re not going to be captaining the QE II again. You can go rent sailboats in the Bahamas.

John Kerry’s error Monday in London was of the type that I cannot remember from a U.S. Secretary of State in my lifetime. With a few careless words – and careless is exactly the antithesis of what a diplomat must be – Kerry completely screwed up the president’s policy, a policy that is a matter of war and peace. President Obama should fire him.

By suggesting off the cuff in answer to a question at a news conference . . .

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TOPICS: Editorial; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: incompetent; kerry; obama; soskerry; syria
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Kerry never should have been hired to begin with. Unfortunately, this Administration has a history of filling new vacancies with individuals who are even more incompetent than those they replace. If Kerry gets canned, I suspect we would see someone like Hank Johnson or Barbara Lee take his place.
1 posted on 09/11/2013 10:25:04 AM PDT by Hoodat
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To: Hoodat

To borrow a phrase, “what difference does it make?!”


2 posted on 09/11/2013 10:26:13 AM PDT by Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
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To: Hoodat
Fire Kerry? Why? Who else is there available who can make BO look smart by comparison?

Would Senators Patricia Bin Murray or Bob Casey, Jr. even take the job if offered?

3 posted on 09/11/2013 10:28:28 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Hoodat

“Obama Should Fire John Kerry”

Better yet, Obama should resign!


4 posted on 09/11/2013 10:28:40 AM PDT by kenmcg (scapegoat)
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To: kenmcg
“Obama Should Fire John Kerry”

You left off "Out of a Cannon".

5 posted on 09/11/2013 10:29:30 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Hoodat

Fire the entire administration including obama and everyone hired under him or appointed by him.


6 posted on 09/11/2013 10:30:12 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Hoodat

Why not Anthony Weiner, he’s available.


7 posted on 09/11/2013 10:31:03 AM PDT by Aquamarine
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To: Hoodat
Hehehehehe, now the left wants to throw Kerry under the bus in order to save their savior Obama. The stench starts at the top.
8 posted on 09/11/2013 10:31:06 AM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: Hoodat

Well Duuuugh... Obama has gone to a lot of trouble to put every Barney Fife mime, shemotzle, and no goodnick in power everywhere in the Executive Branch of Federal Givernment and YOU WANT him to start cleaning things UP NOW!!>???..

What are you a comedian?..


9 posted on 09/11/2013 10:32:01 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Hoodat

Hell, Kerry should quit. He followed orders and went out and made a vigorous defense of his boss’ hal-fast policies. Not his fault that said boss immediately began flip-flopping once he’d crawled out on the limb.


10 posted on 09/11/2013 10:32:04 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Hoodat

Replace him with Susan Rice...at least she knows how to stay “on lie.”


11 posted on 09/11/2013 10:34:07 AM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Bro!)
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To: Hoodat

Obama should replace Kerry with Rep. Hank Johnson.

He gots international credentials, starting wif Guam capsizing.

Perfect for the black centric Obama’s all star team.


12 posted on 09/11/2013 10:35:35 AM PDT by truth_seeker
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To: Hoodat

Soon as I heard it, I knew it was a way for the world to step back from the brink. I wonder if Kerry did it on purpose?


13 posted on 09/11/2013 10:35:38 AM PDT by IamConservative (The soul of my lifes journey is Liberty!)
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To: Hoodat

The Moron can't fire Lurch ... cause that would break up a matched set!

14 posted on 09/11/2013 10:36:42 AM PDT by Zakeet (Democrats haven't destroyed your freedoms ... you can still visit them at the Smithsonian)
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To: Hoodat

They deserve each other - two incompetent traitors.

If Kerry had any manhood at all he would have resigned August 30 when Obama pulled the rug out from him and left him dangling in the wind over the issue of attacking Syria.

After sending Kerry out to convince Americans and the world that he (Obama) had the right to take unilateral military action against Syria, Obama decided to throw the hot potato to congress, making Kerry look like even more of an ass than usual.


15 posted on 09/11/2013 10:37:06 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("You bring me the man, I'll find you the crime" - Lavrentiy Beria [and Eric Holder])
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To: Buckeye McFrog

I understand that kerry follows orders from his master but based on what I see on daily basis this men is extremely arrogant.


16 posted on 09/11/2013 10:37:30 AM PDT by QQQQ
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To: Hoodat

I disagree. In all seriousness, this is high humor for me. This amateur administration has gone from being dangerous, to being embarassing to just plain funny.

Nero fiddled while Rome burned. I’m laughing while the US burns. Sure, it’s sad and hopeless - and a lot of people are going to get hurt - bus sometimes you just gotta laugh at the absurdity of the whole thing Starting with who the Obama base actually is and then just going from there.

If it happened a thousand years ago, we’d all be laughing hysterically since it wouldn’t have the sting these events have while being endured. I try to see it from that perspective. One could call it denile. I prefer to see it as my embracing the Serenity prayer:

God grant me the serenity
to accept the things I cannot change;
courage to change the things I can;
and wisdom to know the difference.

If you are falling without a chute from an airplane at 10,000 feet, you might as well enjoy the view on your way down.


17 posted on 09/11/2013 10:40:04 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

The firing is purposed for his completely idiotic and apparently off hand remark in London on Saturday. Kerry has been a poseur so long he doesn’t even realize it. He takes himself seriously. This really was a driving the Titanic into the iceberg moment. He took a bad situation worse, and just about bound the president hand and foot in the matter of Syria. Actually, Putin may be coming to Obama’s aid domestically, while he gets laughed and booed out of the Middle East.


18 posted on 09/11/2013 10:48:55 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Doing the same thing and expecting different results is called software engineering.)
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To: Hoodat

Wasn’t he in Vietnam or something? :)


19 posted on 09/11/2013 10:50:54 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Hoodat; Jane Long; All

OH NOES!

Don’t fire Secretary of Statements John “Pinprick” Kerry!

He was just starting to “Ketchup” to the great work left undone by the previous Secretary of Statements, Mrs. Bill “Zipper-Boy” Clinton.

“May the circle be unbroken, by and by -—” [or is it bye and bye?]


20 posted on 09/11/2013 10:51:14 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Hoodat

Why? He’s just as incompetent, stupid, anti-american, destructive, bumbling and tyrannical as everyone else in this administration. He’ a perfect fit!


21 posted on 09/11/2013 10:53:08 AM PDT by albie (re)
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To: All

John Kerry is perfect for the job. He has been wanting to see the decline of the US for his entire adult life. He has even gone as far as to meet with the enemies of the country in a time of war and work to there benefit on US soil.

This job of handling Obama’s strategy of transforming the US from leader of the free world to getting it from behind by the commies is well served by John Kerry.


22 posted on 09/11/2013 10:55:08 AM PDT by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: Hoodat

I would much prefer that each of them fire the other...


23 posted on 09/11/2013 10:59:39 AM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: albie

This is what happens when you fill your cabinet with ideologues. They are incompetent at the least and quite dangerous.


24 posted on 09/11/2013 11:00:19 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Make today a great day. Insult a liberal.)
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To: Hoodat

“If Kerry gets canned, I suspect we would see someone like Hank Johnson or Barbara Lee take his place.”

But then we would have an “investigation” of whether or not Guam was going to capsize if we added any military personnel there! As for Barbara Lee, at least it would get her out of our neighborhood, because she definitely “doesn’t speak for me.”


25 posted on 09/11/2013 11:04:13 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: Hoodat

Fired? For what? He did exactly as he was supposed to.


26 posted on 09/11/2013 11:05:17 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Uncle Miltie: Obama poisoned race relations for a generation. Everything is racial now.)
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To: Hoodat

I have no respect for someone like John Kerry who is so vain that he at one point he turns himself orange in color and who has recently messed up his face with botox and goodness knows what. Have you seen his face? His eyes are not even, well, EVEN. The guy is really creeping me out. BOO!

27 posted on 09/11/2013 11:20:52 AM PDT by isthisnickcool (NO MORE IRS!)
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To: isthisnickcool

"DERP!"

28 posted on 09/11/2013 11:22:17 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: C210N
I would much prefer that each of them fire the other...

You mean, like in a duel? I'd pay a lot to see that!

29 posted on 09/11/2013 11:22:39 AM PDT by Max in Utah (A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.)
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To: dfwgator

He looks horrible. I don’t know what he had done to his eyes, but one is much smaller than the other, and both are drooping badly.


30 posted on 09/11/2013 11:25:04 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: clintonh8r
Little hottie Susie is better on the eyes than Lurch "You Raaaang" Kerry as well.

Kerry is too stoopid to realize he's too stoopid even for this clown car administration

31 posted on 09/11/2013 11:26:22 AM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: atc23

I think she may be a dyke. Her body language is very masculine.


32 posted on 09/11/2013 11:29:28 AM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Bro!)
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To: clintonh8r

That would certainly figure. I’ve gone all in on a couple gals in my lifetime, only to find out much later and to my great dismay that they were both LGBT aficionados -


33 posted on 09/11/2013 12:09:41 PM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: Hoodat

Fie the 96 Senators that voted to approve of John Kerry for Secretary of State.

Every stinking one of them. Not one of them deserves to sit in the Senate.


34 posted on 09/11/2013 12:15:06 PM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: Hoodat

I would prefer that Kerry and Obama both be humiliated by Congress impeaching Kerry against Obama’s wishes.


35 posted on 09/11/2013 12:20:02 PM PDT by Real Cynic No More (Border Fence Obamacare!)
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To: Venturer

Amen to that! You are absolutely positively correct.


36 posted on 09/11/2013 12:23:44 PM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: Hoodat
If you sailed the QE II around the world 20 times and then on the 21st you ram it into Gibraltar, you’re not going to be captaining the QE II again.

In sKerry's case the analogy should be; he's rammed the QE II into Gibraltar 20 times. What do you think he will do on his 21st voyage?

0bungles knew what he was getting when he hired Hanoi John.

37 posted on 09/11/2013 12:39:48 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Hoodat

He can’t fire him for being stupid after he has embraced the stupidity.


38 posted on 09/11/2013 12:50:28 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Hoodat
Hire a liar, gold-digger, poseur, dishonorably discharged effete snob as your foremost representative to the world.

What could possibly go wrong?

39 posted on 09/11/2013 12:55:29 PM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: kenmcg

America should ‘fire’ them BOTH!


40 posted on 09/11/2013 1:03:22 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: cuban leaf

HArdly anyone dies while falling anyway.

It’s the sudden stop at the end.


41 posted on 09/11/2013 1:07:37 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: Graewoulf

Pin?

You SURELY meant BIG!


42 posted on 09/11/2013 1:08:08 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: Venturer
Not one of them deserves to sit in the Senate.

Who VOTES for these people?

43 posted on 09/11/2013 1:09:52 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: Elsie

I live in Maryland and I can assure you I voted for neither Cardin, Mikulski, or for Steny Hoyer.

They are owned and occupied by Obama.


44 posted on 09/11/2013 1:26:22 PM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: All

(Just a touch of sarcasm)...

I know JF Kerry is the right man for the Obama administration.

Obama’s agenda toward America was very clear even before he was elected president the first time.

Kerry and all the others Obama surrounds himself with whom he handpicked; are left of left — just like Obama.


45 posted on 09/11/2013 2:13:18 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Hoodat
[Art.] Kerry completely screwed up the president’s policy

Oh, really? How can you tell?

More to the point, how can you tell it's not deliberate? Rush was eloquent the other day in bragging about how he'd finally found an ally for his (and my) cynical view of Barky's efforts in New York intellectual Norman Podhoretz. Never mind that liberals hate Podhoretz like they hated Dick Cheney -- Podhoretz brings a heavyweight mind to Rush's side of the round table.

46 posted on 09/11/2013 3:35:06 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: isthisnickcool; Impy; GOPsterinMA; Perdogg; BillyBoy

Jean Francois doesn’t look human, he looks like a wax mannequin from Madame Tussaud’s.


47 posted on 09/11/2013 3:48:40 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: fieldmarshaldj; isthisnickcool; Impy; Perdogg; BillyBoy

He’s had work done; just look at the chin.


48 posted on 09/11/2013 3:59:05 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (Time to musk up.)
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To: Venturer

ok...


49 posted on 09/11/2013 6:36:58 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: Hoodat

I think it was an accident, just making an offhand remark when he as answering the question....never dreamed Syria would take him up on the offer. This Administration doesn’t seem to realize you have to be careful when you say things....like the Red Line for example....Biden is another example.

Say what you mean and mean what you say. They all act like a couple of incompetent college kids that know it all.


50 posted on 09/11/2013 7:32:28 PM PDT by slipper (The best is yet to come)
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