The lies just keep piling up as our Secretary of State, John Kerry, continues his push congress to approve a resolution authorizing the president to bomb Syria (In support of the rebels–some of which are known to be linked with al-Qaida). The latest? Sec. Kerry now claims that he opposed the Iraq war under President Bush. Here’s the quote from his interview with MSNBC last night:
A lot of people in the country are sitting there and saying oh, my gosh, this is going to be Iraq, this is going to be Afghanistan. Here we go again. I know this. I — I’ve heard it.
And the answer is no, profoundly no….
When we [Senator Chuck Hagel and Kerry] opposed the president’s decision to go into Iraq, but we know full well how that evidence was used to persuade all of us that authority ought to be given.
The only problem, Sec. Kerry? There’s this thing called the ‘internet.’ You know, that little thing you made this statement about last month:
“…this little thing called the internet…It makes it much harder to govern.”
Well, here’s your vote from Res. 114 (107th): Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution (2002)
JOHN KERRY (D-MA): YEA
CHUCK HAGEL (R-NE): YEA
It’s actually difficult to keep track of all of these misstatements. Here’s another,
While testifying before congress, Sec. Kerry angrily responded to a question:
I’m going to finish, Congressman. I am going to finish. When I was in the United States Senate, I supported military action in any number of occasions, including Grenada, Panama–I can run a list of them. And I am not going to sit here and be told by you that I don’t have a sense of what the judgment is with respect to this.
FLASHBACK to 1980s John Kerry:
The invasion of Grenada represents the Reagan policy of substituting public relations for diplomatic relations . . . no substantial threat to US interests existed and American lives were not endangered . . . The invasion represented a bully’s show of force against a weak Third World nation. The invasion only served to heighten world tensions and further strain brittle US/Soviet and North/South relations.