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The WaPo Kerry Endorsement: Curious and Curiouser

mmacdonald Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 7:57 AM
I don't think Kerry would make a very good Sec of State. he lies!!! how can he be trusted?
rwright Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 4:26 PM
Maybe you would prefer George W. Bush, who never lies!
Seawolf Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 8:35 AM
He's as trustworthy as obama or susan rice..now THERE is a consummate liar. How is lying through ones teeth on TV 5 times now described and accepted as "taking one for the team"? And that was from OUR side. unacceptable!
Robert474 Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 10:01 AM
They fell off the same rotten tree.

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...