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If you thought Hillary Clinton was a disaster as Secretary of State, you might be unprepared for the new era of American apologizing to the world with John Kerry in that role.
-- President Obama has decided to nominate Sen. John Kerry to be the next secretary of state and could make a formal announcement as early as next week, a Democrat who spoke to Kerry told CNN Saturday. The expected nomination follows U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice's decision to withdraw her name from consideration for the post. She dropped out of the running Thursday after weeks of criticism from Republicans about statements she made about the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, which left four Americans dead, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. [full story].Possibly the only position Sen. Kerry could hold that would be worse than his present position of senator and potential position as Secretary of State would be Secretary of Defense.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2012.
As Secretary of State, he can certainly damage relationships with our allies as he courts favor with our antagonists, but at least he can't screw up the entire military structure. One has to wonder what Teresa Heinz sees in this unappealing person. Of course, we can all understand why President Obama finds John Kerry appealing... two political peas in a pod.