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Kerry Doesn’t Apologize For His ‘Apartheid’ Comment

From a rushing to his defense Associated Press:

Kerry backs off Israel ‘apartheid’ comment

By MATTHEW LEE | April 28, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday he had chosen the wrong word in describing Israel’s potential future after coming under withering criticism for saying the Jewish state could become an "apartheid state" if it doesn’t reach a peace deal with the Palestinians.

And never mind that the people in the area who are actually practicing apartheid are the Muslim countries. While Israel is open to all (peaceful) residents.

(In the relatively ‘liberal’ country of neighboring Jordan, Muslims comprise 96% of the population, Christians 6% and ‘other’ 2%. While in Israel the Arab population is 20.7%, 2.1% Christians.)

In a statement released by the State Department, Kerry lashed out against "partisan political" attacks against him, but acknowledged his comments last week to a closed international forum could have been misinterpreted.

Because, as usual, some people are just too stupid to understand liberal nuance. And never mind that the attacks have even come from within his own party. (Cf. Barbara Boxer.)

While he pointedly did not apologize for the remarks, he stressed he was, and is, a strong supporter of Israel… And, he stressed, he does not believe Israel is, or is definitely track [sic] to become, an "apartheid state."

Then why did he say it was?

"I will not allow my commitment to Israel to be questioned by anyone, particularly for partisan, political purposes…"

Try and stop us. (We also question his patriotism. And his ‘war record.’)

"Second, I have been around long enough to also know the power of words to create a misimpression, even when unintentional, and if I could rewind the tape, I would have chosen a different word to describe my firm belief that the only way in the long term to have a Jewish state and two nations and two peoples living side by side in peace and security is through a two state solution," Kerry added…

There is no way on Allah’s green earth that anyone would use the heavily loaded term ‘apartheid’ accidentally when talking about Israel. Especially, when you are supposed to be America’s diplomat.

House GOP leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., said Kerry should apologize, while the powerful American Israel Public Affairs Committee described his use of the term as "offensive."

Another pro-Israel lobby group demanded that Kerry resign, a call echoed by Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas in a speech on the Senate floor…

Maybe John Kerry should have the State Department taken away from him. And maybe, until then, the employees at the State Department should wear their suits inside out in protest.

This article was posted by Steve on Tuesday, April 29th, 2014. Comments are currently closed.

2 Responses to “Kerry Doesn’t Apologize For His ‘Apartheid’ Comment”

  1. Rusty Shackleford says:

    It really is sickening to watch the national socialists repeatedly shoot themselves in the foot with both barrels and yet, never be held accountable. Or, even worse, have the equally socialist media print their correction/non-apology as if it makes everything OK.

    Meanwhile, as Kerry is blasting away, president dumbass is taking pause to lament some racist remarks by some unknown and un-cared about basketball team owner. (I don’t think it’s use as a distraction is intentional but more of the indicator of what an emotionally warped thing Obama is.)

    However, when weighing both remarks, Kerry’s is clearly the winner in gravity, scope and intnetional meaning. As Steve asked, “they why did he say it?”. The answer may seem obvious but the socialists we have in government now actually believe, based on their own over-inflated sense of self, that they can speak frankly and actually (also) believe that, since they’re in power, the rest of the world actually, really and truly, thinks as they do. So, that conversation they have with other socialists, where it looks more like a bobblehead convention, in private is believed to have the same effect on thinking, reasoning people who don’t believe as they do.

    In other words, they’re all arrogant idiots. And they are shocked at any backlash for what they perceive as telling the honest truth (as they see it).

    They cannot be helped. They will never see the error of their ways. They cannot be fixed.

    They are hard core. They are disease.

    They need to be eliminated at the polls and then silenced by any and all legal means necessary. Oh, let them babble on so they can exercise their constitutional rights but I do miss the good old days when one would just turn the channel and put Bonanza on instead.

    Nowadays, there are too many fellow-travelers and they all know so much that isn’t so.

  2. GetBackJack says:

    John Kerry is not loyal to anything but John Heinz’ money

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