REACHED FOR COMMENT BY THESE REPORTERS, THE BIG DAWG HIMSELF ATTEMPTED TO DEFEND HIS WIFE AND INSISTED THAT SHE WASN'T GETTING TESTY ABOUT HIDING THINGS.
"YOU GOT TO REALIZE, SHE'S A GRANDMA -- YOU'VE SEEN HER RIGHT? SHE'S OLD, SHE'S ELDERLY. WHAT YOU'RE SEEING ON HER FACE IS THE FACE OF A CONFUSED, ELDERLY WOMAN WHO JUST DOESN'T UNDERSTAND HOW E-MAILS EVEN WORK. SHE CAN'T USE THE FAX MACHINE. SHE CAN'T USE ANY MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT, REALLY? TOOK HER YEARS O MASTER THE VIBRATOR. TRUST ME."
Starting with this:
I'm sorry, sweetheart, which Disney princess are you?
I kind of thought you were Secretary of State.
But to be that, you'd need to be doing something on Iraq.
But you think you have time for Climate Change so you must be a Disney princess, right?
I happen to believe in global warming.
And that the issue needs to be addressed.
But, John Kerry, your plate is full.
And after a year of US taxpayers footing the bill for billions more on Iraq, you should be Tweeting about Iraq and focusing on Iraq.
If that's too much for you, maybe you should apply at Disney?
As a Vietnam veteran, you'd benefit because Disney believes in hiring veterans.
But if you want to be Secretary of State, it's past time you started focusing on Iraq.
Your lack of leadership is evident at the State Dept.
From Friday's snapshot:
As noted, this thug is treated by the western media as something heroic -- a Rambo.
It's that sort of whoring by the press that allows so many around the world to never grasp what's going on in Iraq or how things got to the point they are now.
Clear enough, right?
And the story received attention from the media all weekend.
Despite that attention . . .
When the issue was raised to State Dept spokesperson Mark Toner at today's press briefing, he pleaded ignorance.
QUESTION: I want your reaction for a video that circulated over the internet of a celebrated Shia militia in Iraq, whose, like, his graphic pictures are seen basically burning an ISIS member and slicing off his flesh. I wanted to know whether the United States has a position on the anti-ISIS forces taking basically what seems to be from ISIS playbook in fighting the ISIS fighters?
MR TONER: Sorry, so you’re speaking to a video that shows --
QUESTION: Of a very famous militia man named as the Rambo of Iraq in Western press. He’s seen basically in the video like desecrating the body of an ISIS fighter. Is it okay for anti-ISIS forces to practice --
MR TONER: I mean, we wouldn’t – I’m not aware of this actual incident that you’re speaking about. But the desecration of any --
QUESTION: But in general, you are not --
MR TONER: In general, no, we don’t support --
QUESTION: Against ISIS. Against ISIS.
MR TONER: Regardless of who it is, we don’t support the desecration of bodies of fallen enemy or anyone, frankly.
Again, Princess John, you're not doing your job and it's effecting those working under you.
For Toner to go into a briefing on Monday and not know about a major Iraq story that broke on the previous Friday and was covered all weekend in the press goes to John Kerry's lackadaisical -- I'll get there when I get there -- attitude about Iraq.
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