Most people, he says. Just not him.
Fast-forward to today, when he takes a blowtorch to the irony meter.
Secretary of State John Kerry effectively scolded Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad on Morning Joe Tuesday, venting that if only he were to step down and “go off into the sunset as most people do after a period of public life” that the war-torn nation could have a bright future.
“You could end this violence within a very short period of time, have a complete cease-fire which Iran could control, which Russia could control, which Syria could control, and which we and our coalition friends could control, if one man would merely make it known to the world that he doesn’t have to be part of the long-term future,” Kerry said. “He’ll help manage Syria out of this mess, and then go off into the sunset as most people do after a period of public life.
Talk about a total lack of self-awareness.