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One world order? John Kerry tells University grads to prepare for borderless world

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'You're about to graduate into a complex and borderless world.'

Secretary of State John Kerry delivered a commencement speech on Friday at Northeastern University, where he spoke primarily of walls and how useless they are to keep America safe from terrorists.

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LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - According to the Washington Examiner, Kerry stood before the university's 2016 graduating class to say: "Many of you were in elementary school when you learned the toughest lesson of all on 9/11. There are no walls big enough to stop people from anywhere, tens of thousands of miles away, who are determined to take their own lives while they target others.

"So I think that everything that we've lived and learn tells us that we will never come out on top if we accept advice from sound-bite salesmen and carnival barkers who pretend the most powerful country on Earth can remain great by looking inward. And hiding behind walls at a time that technology has made that impossible to do and unwise to even attempt."


A carnival barker is a person who attempts to verbally attract people to specific events, shows or games - it is also a nickname some have taken to calling Republican nominee Donald Trump.

Kerry continued on his tirade, claiming: "For some people, that is all they need simply to climb under the sheets, close their eyes and push the world away. And shockingly, we even see this attitude from some who think they ought to be entrusted with the job of managing international affairs.


"The future demands from us something more than a nostalgia for some rose-tinted version of the past that did not really exist in any case. You're about to graduate into a complex and borderless world."

Kerry's speech, which The Boston Globe reported, continued with Kerry addressing the graduates with claims that the "greatest challenges that our world confronts are best addressed - and in some cases can only be addressed - by good and capable people working in common cause with citizens of other nations."

Rather than acknowledging the purpose of Trump's wall - or any walls for that matter - Kerry maintained his stance, adding that Trump hates diversity and American exceptionalism is the result of action.

"[Y]ou are Donald Trump's worst nightmare," Kerry stated as he looked into the most diverse graduating class in the school's history. "We're not exceptional because we say we are and keep repeating it. We are exceptional because we do exceptional things."

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