Ira Stoll: Kerry Yachted While Egypt Burned. So What?


The National Republican Senatorial Committee released a YouTube video over the weekend criticizing Secretary of State Kerry for being on his yacht off the Massachusetts island of Nantucket during the coup in Egypt. "To say I'm not a big fan of Secretary Kerry, as a general matter, would be understating it," writes Ira Stoll.

"But that said, on the basic question of faulting an administration official for spending the day before July 4 at a vacation home rather than in Washington, D.C., it takes a major dose of chutzpah for the Republicans to go after Kerry."