Should Americans mind that Kerry was yachting while Egypt was going through a co

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  1. Cassie Smith profile image66
    Cassie Smithposted 5 years ago

    Should Americans mind that Kerry was yachting while Egypt was going through a coup?

    We found out that our Secretary of State John Kerry was not reporting for duty during the Egyptian  revolution-do-over/coup/re-Arab Spring/whathaveyou and was in fact, out yachting.  Shouldn't he have been at work or is that really too much to ask from this ex-swiftboater?

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    Old Poolmanposted 5 years ago

    I would think that being fairly new to his job, he would have wanted to be there to know what was happening.  It seems however, that vacations, holidays, and campaigning are the top priorities for this administration.
    They of course have people working for them who should be able to handle these problems, but a good leader would be there.
    In the case of John Kerry, perhaps it is better that he stayed away?

    1. Cassie Smith profile image66
      Cassie Smithposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I never thought about that Poolman, but come to think about it, that can be said of Biden as well.  smile

    2. Ralph Deeds profile image65
      Ralph Deedsposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Bush broke all the vacation records, as I recall.

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      Old Poolmanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Well Ralph, I believe as in the case of Kerry, these were classified as "working vacations."  I guess it depends if you are looking at it from the Right or the Left as to how you personally see them.

    4. Cassie Smith profile image66
      Cassie Smithposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      The Big O broke Bush's record and they weren't even working vacations!

  3. Ralph Deeds profile image65
    Ralph Deedsposted 5 years ago

    FYI, Cassie, Kerry was a decorated Vietnam veteran who was "swiftboated" by evil partisan pre-Tea Party Republicans John O'Neill and Jerome Corsi. Had it not been for the lying swiftboat attacks he might well have been elected President in 2003. Kerry has been working his butt off since his appointment and was on a well-deserved vacation in Maine when the protests began in Egypt. Don't you supposed he was briefed and consulted on the situation constantly during his vacation?

    1. lovemychris profile image71
      lovemychrisposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      The Right has no respect for veterans...just check their voting record. What they did to Kerry is not surprising. They only respect crooked bankers and business crooks. That's it.

  4. junkseller profile image84
    junksellerposted 5 years ago

    You OMG so-and-so-went-on-a-vacation people really crack me up. Do you live in the same world as the rest of us? Where exactly are these vacations where someone is transported to an alternate universe and end up completely out of touch with the world? Even if that was the case, I still wouldn't have an objection, but it is perfectly obvious and logical to anyone with any brain matter at all that these individuals are still in the loop, still aware of what is happening, and still making command decisions.

    "Secretary Kerry worked around the clock all day including participating in the President's meeting with his national security council." So what exactly is the problem? This is nothing but a cheap smear from someone who really has nothing significant to say.

    1. lovemychris profile image71
      lovemychrisposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      meanwhile, the T Bag congress has "worked" 158 days.......invading my vagina, and preventing Americans from voting. Any R who complains about anyone not working is a phony and a hypocrite.

    2. Cassie Smith profile image66
      Cassie Smithposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Great junkie, you just described liberals during the Bush Administration.  LOL!

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      Old Poolmanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I thought that had a familiar ring to it.  Now I remember the Bush years and all the criticism from the Left when he worked at his ranch.

 
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