Did You Know...

   

John Kerry: In tribute to Boston, crowd at Yankees game sang ‘Sweet Adeline’

Share
By Doug Powers  •  April 18, 2013 12:00 PM

**Written by Doug Powers

We needed some comic relief this week, and today the role that usually played by Joe Biden is being filled capably by John Kerry:

Secretary of State John Kerry — who served as a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts from 1985 to 2013 — made a major gaffe Thursday when he botched the name of Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline,” a song that’s a major part of Boston Red Sox tradition.

Kerry called the song “Sweet Adeline” Thursday morning while discussing the New York Yankees crowd’s rendition as a tribute to those affected by the Boston bombing.

It’s understandable that Kerry had the wrong song stuck in his head, because unless I’m mistaken, “Sweet Adeline” is the national anthem of Kyrzakhstan.

Click play to roll tape on the Lurch-O-Tron:

Twitchy has compiled lots more “John Kerry lyrics” for your entertainment.

Update: On a more serious note, Kerry was asked about Benghazi, and his response was concerning the need to wrap up the investigation because “we got a lot more important things to move on to and get done.”

**Written by Doug Powers

Twitter @ThePowersThatBe

blog comments powered by Disqus
Posted in: John Kerry

Affluent white candidate calling for end to affluent white privilege expects your vote (a Father’s Day open thread)

June 21, 2015 10:20 AM by Doug Powers

hillary

Plus: Celebrating the Father’s Day patriarchy

Hypocrisy nirvana attained: Obama admin targets airplane emission cuts as John Kerry is chauffeured home in a C-17

June 4, 2015 06:48 AM by Doug Powers

c17

Do as they say, not as they do

Jen Psaki issues stern warning to enemies of peace intent on derailing John Kerry’s Iran nuke negotiations

May 31, 2015 09:50 PM by Doug Powers

psaki

Red line drawn on cast of Kerry’s broken leg

Dueling Headlines: CIA director vs. Obama on potential fallout from Iran nuke deal

April 7, 2015 10:23 PM by Doug Powers

lightsout

Lights-out at State

What a ‘deal': Iran eyes nukes; Kerry eyes Nobel Peace Prize

April 2, 2015 09:41 AM by Doug Powers

kerry9

Peace (Prize) in our time


Categories: Barack Obama, Iran, Israel, John Kerry, Terrorist attacks

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Facebook