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Kerry's 'Realism' Slips Into Callousness

sasdigger Wrote: Dec 31, 2012 1:52 PM
Dear Kepha---please do not forget Kerry being the Obama emissary to Syria to make it clear that the United States wished to be Assad's close friend since he emulated the best standards of democracy in the Middle East. Shortly thereafter we sent in a US Ambassador giving Assad stature and recognition from the United States. Finally, Senator Kerry is a champion of World Government and will support the loss of US Sovreignty at every opportunity.

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...