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Kerry's 'Realism' Slips Into Callousness

jmcconnell Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 6:25 PM
All true, and don't forget he actually took a film/photos with him while in Vietnam to insure his exploits were recorded. Though he forgot to record any of those 'atrocities' he witnessed. He also threw all his metals over the WH fence in a protests, though it was discovered he only threw replacements/copies and kept his own. I only wish he had only fled to Canada if he really detested the war, but he knew it was an opportunity to pad his resume! Then marry an ugly rich wife to support his political ambitions.

WHEN IT COMES to foreign policy, John F. Kerry is no John F. Kennedy.

In his 1961 inaugural address, the 35th president of the United States declared that Americans would "pay any price, bear any burden" in their ongoing defense of liberty and human rights "at home and around the world." Like other presidents before and since – Harry Truman, Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush – JFK believed that it was America's destiny to advance freedom and democratic self-government, and oppose the world's tyrants. This is the "idealist" approach to US foreign policy.

Kerry sees America's role differently. For nearly...