Monday, July 21, 2014
Kerry caught on hot mic disparaging Israel
Host Chris Wallace explained that while Kerry spoke with an aide between his interviews with multiple Sunday shows, a microphone picked up his rather candid remarks in what Wallace called an “extraordinary moment of diplomacy” about the violence there.
“It’s a hell of a pinpoint operation,” Kerry said. “It’s a hell of a pinpoint operation … We’ve got to get over there. Thank you, John. I think, John, we ought to go tonight. I think it’s crazy to be sitting around.”
Wallace asked him after playing the recording whether he was upset that the Israelis were going too far, and Kerry appeared to go into damage control mode.
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