Independent Sentinel by Joan Swirsky
Nothing could have surprised––indeed shocked––the national and international public more than learning through a Boston Globe article by Jennifer Anne Perez on February 2, 2003, that U.S. Senator John Kerry––who presented himself as a born-to-the-purple “Boston Brahmin” of Irish-Catholic ancestry––was in fact the grandson of Czech Jews.
Like another Democrat, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Kerry pretended to be shocked! shocked! to learn of his Jewish heritage.
Only when he was outed did this poseur––more known for marrying heiresses then for any legislative accomplishments in his over 30 years as a U.S. senator––admit that, yes, his Eastern European ancestors, surnamed Kohn (a variation of Cohen) were Jews.
But why, after he knew the truth, would he be one of the major architects of a policy to destroy the Jewish state of Israel, as he did with his genocidal speech in the State Department at the end of December?[…]
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