Thanks for pointing out the obvious John. You and your boss make a living because of stupid people. On a more serious note, is this the kind of guy we want representing us? However true his statement, you would think he could manage to choose his words more carefully. Looks like the apology tour continues. We're so sorry, you'll just have to put up with us awhile longer until Comrade Obama can bring that commie hope and change we know everyone wants. BERLIN (Reuters) - 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." "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," Kerry told the students in Berlin, the second stop on his inaugural trip as secretary of state. "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," he added. "The reason is, that's freedom, freedom of speech. In America you have a right to be stupid - if you want to be," he said, prompting laughter. "And you have a right to be disconnected to somebody else if you want to be.