You would think the maiden speech by our new Secretary of State would bear some semblance to reality; something about the dangerous state of the world and America's role in it. If you thought that you would be wrong.
Instead, John Kerry spoke about climate change. Not radical Islam, not the rise of China and its internet espionage, but climate change.
Never mind that a considerable number of scientists who don't get government grant money call climate change a hoax and bogus science. Kerry called it our sacred duty to address climate change. Sacred? He's pro-abortion and embraces the rest of the social left's agenda. But liberals have to have something to worship, so they choose the earth.
As another man from Massachusetts -- John Kennedy -- once said: "We can do better." We can certainly do better than John Kerry.
In Fort Worth, Texas, I'm Cal Thomas.
Publication date: February 22, 2013