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Secretary Kerry’s “Stupid” Defense of Religious Liberty

Diogenese_wy Wrote: Feb 27, 2013 8:26 PM
Wow! That explains it. How did Obama get re-elected? Because in America you have the right to be stupid.
Mark in CA Wrote: Feb 27, 2013 9:06 PM
And a majority of our fellow citizens exercised fully that God given right! Never mind the consequences.

Editors Note: This column was coauthored by Bob Morrison

Secretary of State John Kerry was barely off the plane in Germany before he embarrassed himself—and all of us—with what is perhaps the worst defense of religious freedom ever offered. Kerry, the unsuccessful Democratic candidate for president in 2004, said the United States protects religious freedom because: “In America , you have a right to be stupid.”

Sec. Kerry’s audience of German students laughed when he said that. He missed, of course, the perfect opportunity to share our deepest values with the rising generation that will have Europe ’s future in...