If you are a hammer, everything looks like a nail, and so it goes for the spectacularly inept John Kerry, who continues to publicly bludgeon his own thumbs while posing as our country’s top diplomat. A man who once had the moral courage to take a principled stand against the Vietnam war now finds himself blurting forth nonsense such as this:
We are relieved to see the appropriately outraged response from Daniel Ellsberg himself:
It is John Kerry and other paper patriots who need to man up and face the music: for years, in the name of “security”, agencies of the US government have been shredding the constitution, undermining the rule of law and eviscerating US moral standing on the world stage.
The damage from such massive violations of our own most deeply held values will be felt for decades to come; as for the “damage” inflicted by Edward Snowden, well, the documentation for such alleged damage looks something like this:
In a few more days, the entire DP crew shall stand upon the summit of Mt. Greylock:
We face the music, and stumble ever onwards into the mist!