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Brace yourself Mr Kerry for more kids dying

In response to Bashir Assad's crossing of a "red line" by allegedly using chemical weapons against his own people, Secretary of State John Kerry cites his own fatherly feelings as justification for the all-but-inevitable looming US military intervention in Syria. "As a father, I can't get the image out of my head, of a father who held up his dead child, wailing ... "

Hopefully CNN will try to sanitise the war footage from Syria once the bombing starts, now that we know how dead Syrian kids upset Mr Kerry. Because there are more dead Syrian kids on the way.

This is the same John Kerry who served in Vietnam, and who backed two attacks on Iraq and one on Afghanistan, is it not?

Kevin Carson

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