John Kerry cheers for Yale

January 13, 2014
Courtesy State Department Courtesy State Department

Hey isn’t that… Secretary of State John Kerry, whooping it up at Madison Square Garden during the Yale-Harvard hockey game on Saturday.

The nation’s top diplomat — who’s none too shabby on the ice himself — gave a pre-game locker room pep talk to the team from Yale, his alma mater, and dropped the ceremonial puck to start the match. It apparently worked, and the Elis won, 5-1.

Unlike most of the fans, however, Kerry’s post-game agenda wasn’t a beer at the nearest pub, but rather catching a plane to Paris for meetings on Syria.

Emily Heil is the co-author of the Reliable Source and previously helped pen the In the Loop column with Al Kamen.
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