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The WaPo Kerry Endorsement: Curious and Curiouser

Zdravko Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 12:17 PM
In the late 1970’s under that bloviating gasbag Carter the Congress imposed new huge taxes on the rich buying their yachts. New England at that time had some 14,000 master craftsmen fabricating the best racing yachts in the world. In no time at all these specialized shops closed out and all the 14,000 master craftsmen lost their high-paying jobs. Since then the American rich have been buying their yachts from Spain, New Zeeland, and other places with low taxes and low labor costs. Among them is the new Obama nominee for the Secretary of State John Kerry, another bloviating gasbag, a phony self-proclaimed war hero, and a functional moron of the far left. Married into the Heinz millions, he bought his yacht cheap in New Zeeland.

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...