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Response to hughee99 (Reply #54)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 12:31 AM

70. Kerry was at a town hall with young people

His language while chairing the SFRC hearings, speaking on the Senate floor, or working with other Senators in committee meetings is far more complex, far more precise and always very thoughtful. He was more informal when campaigning - and the criticism was more that he was still too detailed.

For the last 4 years, it was Kerry who Obama sent into several of the trickier problem areas - including spending hours with Kharzi to get him to follow his country"s election law, Sudan when it was falling apart and in probably the most difficult task - Kerry was sent to Pakistan to get Raymond Davies who killed two Pakistanis while working with the CIA. This was a few months before the US killed OBL - and before Kerry calmed things down, the Pakistanis were speaking of limiting the US CIA activities severely.

The fact is the Senate Republicans who know Kerry almost all voted for him. (As to the MA seat, the vote was after Brown's bizarre twitter nonsense and after rather strange Facebook posts. I don't think it was just the Senate seat == and it was clearly not for the Senate seat that Dick Lugar came to DC to attend Kerry's public confirmation.) Senator Corker, the ranking member on SFRC, had strongly praised Kerry several times in committee after Kerry helped Obama.

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