John Kerry Tutors German Students on American 'Right to Be Stupid'
As a country, as a society, we live and breathe the idea of religious freedom and religious tolerance, whatever the religion, and political freedom and political tolerance, whatever the point of view.
People have sometimes wondered about why our Supreme Court allows one group or another to march in a parade even though it's the most provocative thing in the world and they carry signs that are an insult to one group or another.
The reason is, that's freedom, freedom of speech. In America you have a right to be stupid - if you want to be. And you have a right to be disconnected to somebody else if you want to be.
Secretary of State John Kerry offered a defense of freedom of speech, religion and thought in the United States on Tuesday telling German students that in America "you have a right to be stupid if you want to be."
Some might say this presentation sufficiently proved his point.