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"Kerry Turns Tables on Rand Paul" ... Kerry gets laughed at

There, I fixed the title - I apologize if this was misleading to anyone. The text of the article clearly stated it was Kerry who was being laughed at.

Kerry turns tables on Rand Paul

After weathering a barrage of criticism from Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Kerry turned the tables and demanded to know whether or not he believed that air strikes would make Assad more or less likely to use chemical weapons again.

'It’s unknown,' Paul replied.

Jabbing his finger, Kerry disagreed, saying it was guaranteed that Assad would use chemical weapons again if the U.S. doesn’t act.

Kerry, a Vietnam veteran, reminded Paul that 'you’ve got three of us here who have gone to war' and that they know what it involves.

'The president is not asking you to go to war,' he said, urging Paul to go to a classified briefing 'and learn that.'

Concluding his comments, Kerry turned to Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, for back-up, asking if he wanted to 'weigh in on this.'

'No, not really,' came the reply, prompting laughter from the panel.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics-live/the-s...

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Can anyone imagine

the political message in a campaign? Something as serious as attacking a nation that hasn't harmed the United States, where US troops and civilians will be slaughtered...

And Larry, Moe and Curly are laughing?

huge story

because Dempsey is reportedly against intervention as are the majority of his troops. This could signal a troop revolt. Is there a video of this?

sounds like the general may

have learned a lesson from Colin Powell.

better to keep your opinions to yourself - Powell learned the hard way.

The law cannot make a wicked person virtuous…God’s grace alone can accomplish such a thing.
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Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through force of arms. Ron Paul

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How convenient for the WaPo. I'm sure the comments would suggest that NOBODY felt that Kerry bested Paul in that exchange. What a joke!

egapele's picture

Yep, but still shocking

this story even made it in there.

egapele's picture

Yep, but still shocking

this story even made it in there.

They were laughing at Kerry!!

They were laughing at Kerry!!

You are right, the headline is intentionally misleading

Talk about spin! The joke was on Kerry because Dempsey did not step in and back him up. It was nervous laughter from the room, Kerry basically was saying, "back me up here Martin" and the answer came back, "NO". The laughter was directed at Kerry because he was hung out to dry, not at Rand.

egapele's picture

If the headline was misleading, it was not intentional.

It has been fixed.

Notice how these bullies

Notice how these bullies always try to get loud and obnoxious when they are confronted...Hillary at the Benghazi hearing...Biden during the VP debate, and Kerry. Desperate and without class.

They all need to go one on one with Alex Jones. LOL

“Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it’s realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy.”
― Ron Paul

and

and weiner...

http://news.yahoo.com/weiner-gets-into-a-shouting-match-with...

How disgusting and pathetic. Notice how their emotional arguments never even make sense? Uh...yeah...it's the voters JOB to judge weiner and decide if he is fit for public office. Can't take the heat weiner? Stop being a nuisance and running for office when every other person with even a tiny bit of dignity and self respect would have disappeared from the scene already.

This government is loaded with weiners everywhere.

“Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it’s realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy.”
― Ron Paul

Blame Lie-beral WaPo for Lying Title

The page of this blog is "Flip Flop Central"

It's a perfect example of the empty rhetoric this administration is pumping out.

It contradicts itself.

well said

well said

Ventura 2012

Kerry's statement makes no sense since Obama never served

in the same breath Kerry then says Obama knows what he's doing, how so John? since you proclaim only those that go to war know.

egapele's picture

Why all the downvotes? They laughed at KERRY

Duh...

turned tables? um no.. he

turned tables? um no.. he only made himself look like a fool

Too Late

He has looked like a fool ever since Dubya humiliated him. "He's a flip-flopper." And every sane person in the country wanted us out of the 'Nam.

Freedom is my Worship Word!

egapele's picture

Did you actually read the text of the article?

? Geez.