The Moronic Quote of the Day

 

John Kerry laments the fact that Russia is not conducting a Green War. I would hope that he was intoxicated, but I suspect he was just on a natural chemical free high when he made the following comments.

“I believe that Russia has the ability to be able to make enormous changes if it really wanted to. I mean, if Russia has the ability to wage a war illegally and invade another country, they ought to be able to find the effort to be responsible on the climate issue We have not been engaged in discussions with Russia, sadly. I say ‘sadly’ because it’s a loss for the world not to be able to have Russia acting constructively on this issue.”

“Russia’s one the largest emitters in the world. If Russia wanted to show good faith, they could go out and announce what their reductions are going to be and make a greater effort to reduce emissions now, maybe that would open up the door for people to feel better about what Russia is choosing to do at this point in time.”

I laugh because I can.

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  1. Susan Quinn Contributor
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    @SusanQuinn

    You get one of my Good Grief responses on this one. Although I hate to waste it…

    • #1
  2. Percival Thatcher
    Percival
    @Percival

    Remember Election Night 2004, when Kerry moaned within range of a hot mic “I can’t believe I’m losing to this idiot?” I remember that every time Kerry opens his fool mouth.

    • #2
  3. Sisyphus Member
    Sisyphus
    @Sisyphus

    So maybe we would feel better about their long-running murder spree if they cut their carbon emissions a few percent? The new American ideal on parade! The face of this great nation!

    • #3
  4. Jim McConnell Member
    Jim McConnell
    @JimMcConnell

    John Kerry is a living illustration of the monomaniacal personality.

    • #4
  5. JoelB Member
    JoelB
    @JoelB

    To think this guy was once on the ballot to be President and actually ran a fairly close race.

    • #5
  6. Old Bathos Member
    Old Bathos
    @OldBathos

    Whenever Kerry speaks, you realize that he thinks he is smarter than you which is major insult. Stupid people who know they are stupid tend to be nice folks.  Really smart people who are arrogant can get a pass if they make great use of intellect.  But Kerry is fiercely mediocre at best, does not seem to realize it, and is intolerably pompous. Do You Know Who I am?

    Excerpt from the incomparable Howie Carr last December on Kerry’s 80th birthday:

    And now he’s 80. No one’s seen Teresa Heinz for a long time, but it’s probably too late for Kerry to make on final play for billionairess Taylor Swift this weekend at Patriots Stadium.

    So instead, in his dotage, on the back nine, Kerry continues his public service, and all he asks in return is a private jet to attend this week’s latest climate conference in some sunny place for shady people.

    Last week he was in Dubai trying to break new ground when suddenly he… broke wind. There was no question who cut the cheese, or should I say fromage, to use his native tongue.

    Kerry was thundering about “those things that are killing people on a daily basis when suddenly a sound was heard… can somebody say emissions or greenhouse gases.”

    The crowd began cheering. Could there be a more accurate exclamation point for Kerry’s career?

    This is the guy who thought that making Iran promise not to develop nuclear weapons any faster than they already could but only if we give them lots of money and turn a blind eye to their promotion of terrorism made for a great diplomatic triumph.  Then he became a cheerleader for climate treaties that would cost Western nations trillions, enrich parasitic grifters, and ultimately affect global temperatures by an amount too small to be measured.

    • #6
  7. Globalitarian Lower Order Misanthropist Coolidge
    Globalitarian Lower Order Misanthropist
    @Flicker

    Doug Watt: “Russia’s one the largest emitters in the world

    I keep thinking it must be dietary.

    • #7
  8. DrewInWisconsin, Œuf Member
    DrewInWisconsin, Œuf
    @DrewInWisconsin

    And remember, these are the people running this war.

    Are you comforted? Confident?

     

    • #8
  9. Fritz Coolidge
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    @Fritz

    Jim McConnell (View Comment):
    John Kerry is a living illustration of the monomaniacal personality.

    Combined with a sub-normal intelligence.

    • #9
  10. JustmeinAZ Member
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    Fritz (View Comment):

    Jim McConnell (View Comment):
    John Kerry is a living illustration of the monomaniacal personality.

    Combined with a sub-normal intelligence.

     Combined with another example of encroaching senility. 

    • #10
  11. Paul Stinchfield Member
    Paul Stinchfield
    @PaulStinchfield

    For John Kerry:

     

     

     

     

    • #11
  12. Paul Stinchfield Member
    Paul Stinchfield
    @PaulStinchfield

    And also:

    • #12
  13. DrewInWisconsin, Œuf Member
    DrewInWisconsin, Œuf
    @DrewInWisconsin

    We can point and laugh at this nonsense all we want. It won’t stop them. They won’t be shamed. They’re doing it because they can.

    • #13
  14. Paul Stinchfield Member
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    DrewInWisconsin, Œuf (View Comment):

    We can point and laugh at this nonsense all we want. It won’t stop them. They won’t be shamed. They’re doing it because they can.

    And because lots of liberal voters are just as stupid.

    • #14
  15. GLDIII Purveyor of Splendid Malpropisms Reagan
    GLDIII Purveyor of Splendid Malpropisms
    @GLDIII

    Doug Watt: I laugh because I can.

    For now, later the state might want a word with you for your apostasy.

    • #15
  16. Instugator Thatcher
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    JustmeinAZ (View Comment):

    Fritz (View Comment):

    Jim McConnell (View Comment):
    John Kerry is a living illustration of the monomaniacal personality.

    Combined with a sub-normal intelligence.

    Combined with another example of encroaching senility.

    The very personification of the Dunning-Kruger effect

    • #16
  17. Henry Racette Member
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    Doug Watt: I mean, if Russia has the ability to wage a war illegally and invade another country, they ought to be able to find the effort to be responsible on the climate issue

    “I mean, if Charles Manson had the ability to lead a bunch of murderous psychopaths on a terror-and-killing spree, he should have been able to make the effort to sort his recyclables.”

    • #17
  18. CACrabtree Coolidge
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    JoelB (View Comment):

    To think this guy was once on the ballot to be President and actually ran a fairly close race.

    Were it not for the Swifties, he might have made it.

    Frightening.

    • #18
  19. CACrabtree Coolidge
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    @CACrabtree

    Old Bathos (View Comment):

    Whenever Kerry speaks, you realize that he thinks he is smarter than you which is major insult. Stupid people who know they are stupid tend to be nice folks. Really smart people who are arrogant can get a pass if they make great use of intellect. But Kerry is fiercely mediocre at best, does not seem to realize it, and is intolerably pompous. Do You Know Who I am?

    Excerpt from the incomparable Howie Carr last December on Kerry’s 80th birthday:

    And now he’s 80. No one’s seen Teresa Heinz for a long time, but it’s probably too late for Kerry to make on final play for billionairess Taylor Swift this weekend at Patriots Stadium.

    So instead, in his dotage, on the back nine, Kerry continues his public service, and all he asks in return is a private jet to attend this week’s latest climate conference in some sunny place for shady people.

    Last week he was in Dubai trying to break new ground when suddenly he… broke wind. There was no question who cut the cheese, or should I say fromage, to use his native tongue.

    Kerry was thundering about “those things that are killing people on a daily basis when suddenly a sound was heard… can somebody say emissions or greenhouse gases.”

    The crowd began cheering. Could there be a more accurate exclamation point for Kerry’s career?

    This is the guy who thought that making Iran promise not to develop nuclear weapons any faster than they already could but only if we give them lots of money and turn a blind eye to their promotion of terrorism made for a great diplomatic triumph. Then he became a cheerleader for climate treaties that would cost Western nations trillions, enrich parasitic grifters, and ultimately affect global temperatures by an amount too small to be measured.

    One of my best memories of the 2004 election was Teresa’s comment concerning George W. Bush:

    “I’ll bet he doesn’t even speak French”. 

    They were made for each other.

    • #19
  20. kedavis Coolidge
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    CACrabtree (View Comment):

    Old Bathos (View Comment):

    Whenever Kerry speaks, you realize that he thinks he is smarter than you which is major insult. Stupid people who know they are stupid tend to be nice folks. Really smart people who are arrogant can get a pass if they make great use of intellect. But Kerry is fiercely mediocre at best, does not seem to realize it, and is intolerably pompous. Do You Know Who I am?

    Excerpt from the incomparable Howie Carr last December on Kerry’s 80th birthday:

    And now he’s 80. No one’s seen Teresa Heinz for a long time, but it’s probably too late for Kerry to make on final play for billionairess Taylor Swift this weekend at Patriots Stadium.

    So instead, in his dotage, on the back nine, Kerry continues his public service, and all he asks in return is a private jet to attend this week’s latest climate conference in some sunny place for shady people.

    Last week he was in Dubai trying to break new ground when suddenly he… broke wind. There was no question who cut the cheese, or should I say fromage, to use his native tongue.

    Kerry was thundering about “those things that are killing people on a daily basis when suddenly a sound was heard… can somebody say emissions or greenhouse gases.”

    The crowd began cheering. Could there be a more accurate exclamation point for Kerry’s career?

    This is the guy who thought that making Iran promise not to develop nuclear weapons any faster than they already could but only if we give them lots of money and turn a blind eye to their promotion of terrorism made for a great diplomatic triumph. Then he became a cheerleader for climate treaties that would cost Western nations trillions, enrich parasitic grifters, and ultimately affect global temperatures by an amount too small to be measured.

    One of my best memories of the 2004 election was Teresa’s comment concerning George W. Bush:

    “I’ll bet he doesn’t even speak French”.

    They were made for each other.

    That’s the nice version.  “They deserve each other” would be more appropriate.

    • #20
  21. kedavis Coolidge
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    • #21
  22. Caryn Thatcher
    Caryn
    @Caryn

    I seem to recall Putin replying to climate alarmists that, given the average temperature of Russia, he was happy to see as much “global warming” as they could get. 

    • #22
  23. Instugator Thatcher
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    @Instugator

    CACrabtree (View Comment):

    JoelB (View Comment):

    To think this guy was once on the ballot to be President and actually ran a fairly close race.

    Were it not for the Swifties, he might have made it.

    Frightening.

    Different Swifties, the modern ones will vote for whomever she tells them too.

    • #23
  24. iWe Coolidge
    iWe
    @iWe

    Caryn (View Comment):

    I seem to recall Putin replying to climate alarmists that, given the average temperature of Russia, he was happy to see as much “global warming” as they could get.

    Sensible. 

    • #24
  25. Joker Member
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    @Joker

    Nobody ever seems to ask him for some definable result of the massive spending that climate control requires. If you can claim that temperatures will rise by two degrees in 80 years, some fraction of that should be observable in the nearer term. What’s the decrease in global temperature going to be in a year, in two years?  Maybe that would lead to a rational conversation.

    Geez, a trillion dollars sounds like a lot to decrease the global temperature by .0003 degrees centigrade. Maybe lets spend a couple of hundred thousand instead, and see how it goes.

    • #25
  26. Old Bathos Member
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    Joker (View Comment):

    Nobody ever seems to ask him for some definable result of the massive spending that climate control requires. If you can claim that temperatures will rise by two degrees in 80 years, some fraction of that should be observable in the nearer term. What’s the decrease in global temperature going to be in a year, in two years? Maybe that would lead to a rational conversation.

    Geez, a trillion dollars sounds like a lot to decrease the global temperature by .0003 degrees centigrade. Maybe lets spend a couple of hundred thousand instead, and see how it goes.

    But it is an emergency.  We will all die.  We have to Do Something.  Only bad people and denialists would disagree.

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  27. Sisyphus Member
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    Caryn (View Comment):

    I seem to recall Putin replying to climate alarmists that, given the average temperature of Russia, he was happy to see as much “global warming” as they could get.

    He may be a monster, but he has his endearing moments.

    • #27
  28. Sisyphus Member
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    Joker (View Comment):

    Nobody ever seems to ask him for some definable result of the massive spending that climate control requires. If you can claim that temperatures will rise by two degrees in 80 years, some fraction of that should be observable in the nearer term. What’s the decrease in global temperature going to be in a year, in two years? Maybe that would lead to a rational conversation.

    Geez, a trillion dollars sounds like a lot to decrease the global temperature by .0003 degrees centigrade. Maybe lets spend a couple of hundred thousand instead, and see how it goes.

    There is nothing in the history of Democratic responses to questions regarding the prudent allocation of finite resources to suggest that is would ever be a productive line of inquiry.

    • #28
  29. GLDIII Purveyor of Splendid Malpropisms Reagan
    GLDIII Purveyor of Splendid Malpropisms
    @GLDIII

    Deleted wrong thread…

    • #29
  30. Jim McConnell Member
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    Old Bathos (View Comment):

    Joker (View Comment):

    Nobody ever seems to ask him for some definable result of the massive spending that climate control requires. If you can claim that temperatures will rise by two degrees in 80 years, some fraction of that should be observable in the nearer term. What’s the decrease in global temperature going to be in a year, in two years? Maybe that would lead to a rational conversation.

    Geez, a trillion dollars sounds like a lot to decrease the global temperature by .0003 degrees centigrade. Maybe lets spend a couple of hundred thousand instead, and see how it goes.

    But it is an emergency. We will all die. We have to Do Something. Only bad people and denialists would disagree.

    Yes! That teenage from Scandinavia  told us so.

    • #30
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