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The WaPo Kerry Endorsement: Curious and Curiouser

Rich L. Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 11:32 AM
Actually, he is a lousy liar. Everyone knows he is lying, but with 'enemies' like McCain, he is never called on his treason or lies. A good diplomat has to lie such that the other side does not start a war over the lies. Expect another nonNobel peace prize as more wars are started in the next 4 years. The zero will continue to lead from behind and no one respects that we would actually try to win any war we get into.

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...