Is this Â a competition between imbeciles? Â Who are you to say Jo Biden is dumber? I say John Kerry gets the first price!
He even babbled stupidly about “Abrahamic faiths tie us together in love….”
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spent part of his Sunday in his stocking feet at an Indonesian mosque, at one point beating a huge drum used to call Muslims to prayer.
(Just wondering: when the Indo’s come to Washington, will Kerry drag them to the next church or synagogue to make sure they pay their respects?)
Kerry’s visit to the modern Istiqlal Mosque in central Jakarta, said to be the largest mosque in Southeast Asia with a capacity of 130,000, was designed to demonstrate his respect for Islam as he visited the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation.Â (continued below the fold!)
Meanwhile, back in “occupied Palestine”- aÂ generous Mahmoud Abbas will let us live another day:
From Holocaust denial, to Palestinian incitement, to a new conciliatory stance on the right of return, Abbas has a heart to heart with Israeli students and admits:
Kerry spent about 20 minutes touring the mosque, chatting briefly with women studying Islamic law and admiring the blue ceiling of its dome.
Having removed his shoes in keeping with Islamic custom, Kerry at one point was shown a gigantic, skin-covered drum which rests sideways on the mosque’s floor and stood several feet taller than his head.
After witnessing a demonstration by the Grand Imam, identified by the State Department as K.H. Ali Mustafa Yaqub, Kerry then used a club to beat the drum, which is used to call Muslims to prayer.
“It has been a special honour to visit this remarkable place of worship,” Kerry said in a handwritten note to memorialize his visit. “We are all bound to one God and the Abrahamic faiths tie us together in love for our fellow man and honour for the same God.”