Kerry is a dope.
In a lot of ways, SoS is probably THE most important position on the planet right now.
You need a well traveled and read genius, multi lingual, experienced with people on all levels, ideally one who has knowledge of military capabilities. Doesn't have to have served themself, but State is the soft arm of the USA. It has to know what the hard arm is capable of.
Instead - you got a moron.