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Secretary Kerry’s “Stupid” Defense of Religious Liberty

Up2news Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 9:57 AM
Ken Blackwell, thank God we still have people like you who know the history of this country and the people who built it. Kerry was one of the worst choices to represent our nation. His past history of speaking lies during and after Vietnam should have been a clue to anyone.

Editors Note: This column was coauthored by Bob Morrison

Secretary of State John Kerry was barely off the plane in Germany before he embarrassed himself—and all of us—with what is perhaps the worst defense of religious freedom ever offered. Kerry, the unsuccessful Democratic candidate for president in 2004, said the United States protects religious freedom because: “In America , you have a right to be stupid.”

Sec. Kerry’s audience of German students laughed when he said that. He missed, of course, the perfect opportunity to share our deepest values with the rising generation that will have Europe ’s future in...