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2. He’s a Shameless Obama Booster
The Huffington Post described John Kerry as “Obama’s good soldier on foreign policy,” which is why the Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman is now on his way to running the State Department.
In plain English, that means Kerry’s been on the front lines of the bureaucratic bungling in Afghanistan, helping to shore up the kleptocratic regime of Afghan President Hamid Karzai. It also means he helped shepherd the U.S. intervention in Libya, and that he’s the first person to offer a simplistic version of Obama’s foreign policy for public consumption, repeatedly heralding the death of Osama bin Laden (something Paul Wolfowitz speculated may have contributed to Al-Qaeda’s determination to present a resurgence).
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