With speculation swirling that President Obama could nominate Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) to be his next secretary of state as soon as this week, NBC's Jay Leno projected ahead on his Tuesday night show, envisioning how a Secretary Kerry might work.

"It looks like President Obama is going to pick John Kerry as our next secretary of state," Leno said in his opening monologue on "The Tonight Show." "This is a very strategic move when it comes to our foreign policy. Obama plans to use Kerry; see, he will bore our enemies to death."

Check out the joke below.