Secretary of State John Kerry came up with a plan to end terrorism, calling on the media to simply stop reporting on terror attacks.
Kerry spoke to the press on Monday in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and effectively blamed the media for terror attacks, noting that they could “do us all a service if they didn’t cover it quite as much.”
John Kerry says the media should cover terrorism lesshttps://t.co/O5cpMFAFHM
— FOX & Friends (@foxandfriends) August 30, 2016
“No country is immune from terrorism,” Kerry said in his first trip to the South Asian country. “It’s easy to terrorize. Government and law enforcement have to be correct 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. But if you decide one day you’re going to be a terrorist and you’re willing to kill yourself, you can go out and kill some people. You can make some noise. Perhaps the media would do us all a service if they didn’t cover it quite as much. People wouldn’t know what’s going on.”
Kerry in Bangladesh: Media Should Cover Terrorism Less—”People wouldn’t know what’s going on.” (applause) https://t.co/38dpgfRX5s
— The Weekly Standard (@weeklystandard) August 29, 2016
Kerry: ‘Media Would Do Us All a Service If They Didn’t Cover’ Terrorism as Much https://t.co/aFhMCtyOQX
— CNSNews.com (@cnsnews) August 29, 2016
Of course, social media reaction was swift.
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@weeklystandard To those it isn’t already apparent to, this means “Just lie to the people so they don’t know anything about reality”.
— Joe Pallone (@Plonerock) August 30, 2016
@cnsnews …..Is Kerry really that dim….depth of his stupidity is breathtaking
— mcrumr (@mcrumr) August 29, 2016
@cnsnews right about now, even HRC would be a better secretary of state
— mike7220 (@mike7220) August 30, 2016
Ignorance = Bliss: John Kerry tells the media how they can help fight (public perception of) terrorism https://t.co/0BwQhTLoet
— Jesseb Shiloh (@jessebshiloh) August 30, 2016
— B. Steve White (@bstevewhite) August 30, 2016
@foxandfriends john kerry should be worrying about Isis MORE!!!!!!
— Stephen R. Beck (@StephenRBeck1) August 30, 2016
John Kerry suggests the media no longer report terror attacks. Great idea. Saves Obama from having to call them something else.
— WH PRESS SECRETARY (@weknowwhatsbest) August 30, 2016
— SteveS. (@algoma1954) August 30, 2016
@JohnKerry Once again you prove to the world, what a dunce you are. Media should stop talking about terrorism and then it would go away. WOW
— Michael D46 (@mikedidi1964) August 30, 2016
— carol mccorm (@naiibitter007) August 30, 2016
@foxandfriends …Psssst… hey, Lurch… say something really dumb today… we need Hillary to appear to have been smarter as Sec of State…
— Clay S. (@USboilingfrogs) August 30, 2016
@foxandfriends Kerry is brilliant.What a simple solution.This is why we need to vote for Trump 2016.
— Allen Collins (@mrgoat0618) August 30, 2016
This is the secretary of state. BRUH. https://t.co/wlksajA1F2
— Shoshana Weissmann (@senatorshoshana) August 29, 2016
@senatorshoshana We could have avoided the Second World War if the damned media hadn’t told us about the Nazis.
— James Egidi (@BronxjimEgidi) August 30, 2016
Yes. Keep Terrorism quiet.. Shhhh https://t.co/Y5Xwppz7xR
— Ben (@ben_techpro) August 29, 2016
Your Secretary of state, folks https://t.co/dgnfcgxbmy
— mike7220 (@mike7220) August 29, 2016
@foxandfriends You just can’t make this stuff up.
— Sharon Sparks (@Sparks1Sharon) August 30, 2016
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