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It is nothing new that politicians are mostly liars and full of crap….but recently the king liar award goes to our Sec of State, John Kerry.
MSNBC’s Chris Hayes interviewed John Kerry about the Saudis war on Yemen. He mentioned the recent belated decision to block the transfer of cluster bombs to the Saudis, and pressed Kerry on why the U.S. was arming the Saudis. Kerry’s answer is notable for its repetition of a shamelessly pro-Saudi line:
Saudi Arabia was literally threatened by virtue of the Houthi placing missiles along the Saudi border aimed at Saudi Arabia, and there were cross-border incidents taking place in a way that threatened Saudi Arabia. And they together with other countries and ourselves felt that it was important…and so there was a reason for a coalition to respond to that.
It is very important to understand that what Kerry said here isn’t true. This…
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