Twitter erupted over this.
Secretary of State John Kerry is in France today to "share a big hug" with Paris after the United States skipped the unity march attended by over a million people and the leaders of over 40 nations. As part of his serious, diplomatic snuggle fest, Kerry brought in James Taylor to woo Parisians with a live performance of "You've Got A Friend."
This led to immediate mockery on Twitter, of course. As diplomatic overtures go, arranging an impromptu concert during a cuddle mission isn't America's proudest moment, but we have to admit it's not the first time Taylor has been tapped for an event of great international importance.
Reminder that James Taylor is a big lib-Flashback Dem Convention 2012: "I'm an Old White Guy & I Love Barack Obama" https://t.co/kCfw1guVze— The Right Pundit (@therightnewz) January 17, 2015