John Kerry invents country of Kyrzakhstan

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“Larchmont's Leading Citizen”

Since: Dec 12

Hilliard, OH

#1 Feb 25, 2013
In an embarrassing slip of the tongue, Mr Kerry last week praised US diplomats working to secure "democratic institutions" in the Central Asian country, which does not exist.

The newly minted diplomat was referring to Kyrgyzstan, a poor, landlocked nation of 5.5 million, which he appeared to confuse with its resource-rich neighbour to the north, Kazakhstan.

The State Department kindly omitted the error in the official transcript of Wednesday's speech, which Mr Kerry delivered on the eve of his first foreign trip as secretary of state.

Mr Kerry's flub was all the more awkward, because Kyrgyzstan is a key ally in the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan and a major recipient of US aid, which totalled $41 million (27 million) in 2011.

Washington has actively promoted democratic development in the country since pro-democracy revolutions topped strongmen in 2005 and 2010, leading to free elections in 2011.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/us-...

“Larchmont's Leading Citizen”

Since: Dec 12

Hilliard, OH

#2 Feb 25, 2013
No problem, he's a Demonrat...

“animis opibusque parati”

Since: Oct 12

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#3 Feb 25, 2013
You didn't expect an improvement with Swiftboat, did ya?

:)

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#4 Feb 26, 2013
Kerry gets better with each passing day...LMAO:

http://tinyurl.com/a3rtlo9

Kerry defends liberties, says Americans have "right to be stupid"...

Secretary of State John Kerry offered a defense of freedom of speech, religion and thought in the United States on Tuesday telling German students that in America "you have a right to be stupid if you want to be."

"As a country, as a society, we live and breathe the idea of religious freedom and religious tolerance, whatever the religion, and political freedom and political tolerance, whatever the point of view," Kerry told the students in Berlin, the second stop on his inaugural trip as secretary of state.

"People have sometimes wondered about why our Supreme Court allows one group or another to march in a parade even though it's the most provocative thing in the world and they carry signs that are an insult to one group or another," he added.

"The reason is, that's freedom, freedom of speech. In American you have a right to be stupid - if you want to be," he said, prompting laughter. "And you have a right to be disconnected to somebody else if you want to be.

"And we tolerate it. We somehow make it through that. Now, I think that's a virtue. I think that's something worth fighting for," he added. "The important thing is to have the tolerance to say, you know, you can have a different point of view."

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Spookhere F trolls

Detroit, MI

#5 Feb 26, 2013
Kerry has several more to create to.catch up with Obama's State making.

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