John Kerry Takes His Comedy Show to Those "Stuck in Iraq"
This is how the AP describes the vaudevillian:
Sen. John Kerry, whose botched joke about U.S. troops in Iraq dealt a blow to his presidential ambitions, will travel to Iraq this weekend to meet with soldiers, political leaders and military officials.
“I’ve talked to plenty of guys who’ve come back from Iraq, who are there now, who understand exactly what happened,” Kerry said of his joke in a telephone interview Tuesday with The Associated Press. “They laugh at it.”
Oh, really? Who’s that?
Not this bunch who were interviewed this past weekend…
The US troops explained how they felt about John Kerry’s “botched joke” and why they are there serving in Iraq for their country.
US Soldier in Iraq: Also, Sean make sure that the American public know that these soldiers have not been duped. We knew exactly what we got ourselves into when we got into the military. We have a much more intellectual, smarter force today. These are soldiers that think on their feet. They have much more responsibility than the average American.
Sean Hannity: Do you say that because of somebody like John Kerry’s comments? You’ve heard those comments.
US Soldier: Absolutely, yeah. That’s why you saw that depiction from those soldiers from that guard unit… For these soldiers, that’s an insult. That’s an absolute insult to sit there and say to these young men and women and their leaders and commanders… That’s totally an insult. (They are) very, very educated. Some of the most highly educated…
(There is more posted on the Hannity interview HERE)
Hopefully, John Kerry can offer them some “Halp” while he is there visiting.