Saturday, March 14, 2015

Deroy Murdock — Kerry Hypocritically Slams Cotton’s Letter to Tehran

(The National Review)

Kerry’s complaints about alleged GOP meddling in Obama’s atomic-bomb talks with Iran would ring less hollow absent Kerry’s own interference with sensitive negotiations over war and peace. As I reminded voters on NRO during his 2004 presidential campaign, Kerry parachuted into America’s discussions with North Vietnam as that conflict wound down.

“I have been to Paris,” Kerry told — of all bodies — the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in April 1971. “I have talked with both delegations at the peace talks, that is to say the Democratic Republic of Vietnam and the Provisional Revolutionary Government and of all eight of Madame Binh’s points.” These were, respectively, North Vietnam, the Viet Cong’s political wing, and its delegate, Madame Nguyen Thi Binh.

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