Here’s John Kerry Riding a Pink Bicycle During the Gaza Crisis
Aug. 5, 2014 11:53am Zach Noble
It’s the sort of picture you have to see to believe.
Yes, that appears to be Secretary of State John Kerry riding a pink bicycle.
The photo was snapped Sunday in Nantucket by visitor Owen Perkins, National Review reported.
While Kerry was allegedly astride the pastel-hued bike (Perkins said Kerry “wasn’t too stoked” to be photographed), major developments were underway in the Gaza Strip, where Israel had pulled back ground forces but continued airstrikes.
It’s not the first time Kerry has snuck in some relaxation amid Middle East turmoil.
Last August, TheBlaze captured exclusive photographs of Kerry kiteboarding as Egyptian violence claimed hundreds of lives. Just last month, the 70-year-old State Department head was again photographed frolicking as international crises developed.
Photos of President Barack Obama have surfaced several times in recent years. The New Republic has expounded on how those pictures of Obama “rid[ing] a bike like a nerd” offer “a glimpse into his soul.”
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It’s unclear what a picture of Kerry riding a pink bike might say about his soul.
2:44 PM - 5 Feb 2014