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The WaPo Kerry Endorsement: Curious and Curiouser

Jim134 Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 1:04 PM
Kerry is weak and that is what Obama wants. If you are king and dictator you do not want anyone that is smarter and more clever than you are. Kerry is a bad choice for the country, but so is Obama.
Cleombrotus2011 Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 3:02 PM
Name a GOOD choice the Democrat Party has to offer. I've never seen such a gathering of small men and women masquerading as statesmen in my life.

Editor's Note: This column was coauthored by Bob Morrison.

The editorial staff of the Washington Post, surely meant well. They wanted readers to think that Sen. John Kerry’s vast experience in foreign policy over four decades equips him to serve as Secretary of State in the second Obama administration.

The editorial, titled “John Kerry: Well-suited to be Secretary of State,” gets that part right. The natty Mr. Kerry certainly looks the part of a globe-trotting senior U.S. diplomat.

As to his qualifications for that role, we’re reminded of Frederick the Great’s response when he was urged to make a less...