Politics

John Kerry, ‘Criminal Hypocrite’?

John Kerry on the Vietnam War, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, April 22, 1971: “To attempt to justify the loss of one American life in Vietnam, Cambodia or Laos by linking such loss to the preservation of freedom . . . is to us the height of criminal hypocrisy.”

John Kerry on the Vietnam War, NBC’s “Meet the Press,” May 6, 2001: “It was a noble effort to try to make a country democratic, to try to carry our principles and values to another part of the world.”


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