‘Ketchup in the Rye’: Kerry’s failboat folly leads to hilarious #JohnKerryYachtNames hashtag

On Wednesday the State Department issued a denial that John Kerry was vacationing on his yacht in Nantucket (a denial that was retracted) while chaos ruled the day in Egypt. The denial, which was subsequently proven to be a lie, started a #JohnKerryYachtNames hashtag game that is still going today.

Here are just a few of the hilarious suggested names for Kerry’s yacht:

Or, just choose your own name for Kerry’s yacht, as long as it has a certain flair:

Editor’s note: The title of this post has been changed to correct a grammatical error.

  • mike_in_kosovo

    Failboat

  • Jack Deth

    #JohnKerryYachtNames: Hicks Nix Styx Pix

    #JohnKerryYachtNames: S.S. Leakin’ Lena (With apologies to ‘Beanie & Cecil’)

    #JohnKerryYachtNames: AWOL Bag

    #JohnKerryYachtNames: I Could Have Gotten Away With It If It Wasn’t For You Meddling Kids!

  • Russ Baker

    Titanic2

  • thetawake

    The Jenn-Jiss (long) Con

  • http://apostrophejones.com/ Gloves Donahue, Jr.

    My Allowance Bought This!

  • Carolyn Kellenberger Shank

    “Redacted”

  • saneskeptic

    Regardless, I bet it’s a very Swift Boat.

    • Deborah Hallsted

      That’s the best one.

  • beebop1952

    I Call Her Mommy

  • Kevin Martin

    “Nothing to See Here II”

  • Hugh_Jass

    Not so Swift Boat…

  • trixiewoobeans

    The Kerry, Mo & Curly.

  • Guest

    “Redacted”

  • scott burchell

    Secretary of shame.

  • ModdKenwood

    “can I get me a yachtin’ license…”?

  • ModdKenwood

    “can I get me a yachtin’ license…”?

  • DanStlMo

    Vietnam.

  • DanStlMo

    Vietnam.

  • American_by_Choice

    Names for Kerry’s Yacht?

    “Treason”

    With the Tag line:

    “It’s not just for traitors any more…”

  • American_by_Choice

    Names for Kerry’s Yacht?

    “Treason”

    With the Tag line:

    “It’s not just for traitors any more…”

  • OLLPOH ~ America

    the USS Unconstitutional

  • OLLPOH ~ America

    the USS Unconstitutional

  • OLLPOH ~ America

    The O Aider & Abettor

  • Bill Will

    Fonda’s Revenge

  • Bill Will

    Fonda’s Revenge

  • OLLPOH ~ America

    USS Good For Me Not For Thee

  • OLLPOH ~ America

    USS TaxPayers Gift To Me

  • OLLPOH ~ America

    USS TaxPayers Gift To Me

  • OLLPOH ~ America

    USS I Needed This

  • OLLPOH ~ America

    USS I Needed This

  • OLLPOH ~ America

    Sequestration Free Zone

  • OLLPOH ~ America

    Sequestration Free Zone

  • OLLPOH ~ America

    Luvy’s Dingy (and boat)

  • OLLPOH ~ America

    Luvy’s Dingy (and boat)

  • OLLPOH ~ America

    USS UnTaxable

  • OLLPOH ~ America

    USS UnTaxable

  • NixTyranny

    #JohnKerryYachtNames ” Isabelievable?”

  • stillinthe60s

    Let Them Eat Wake

  • stillinthe60s

    US’S Flipper/Flopper/Flipper/Flopper…..

  • ChampionCapua

    Condi Meant

  • arttie

    The Liar’s Albatross is appropriate after the last few days.

  • daPenguin

    The “I served in Vietnam”

    • http://twitter.com/thetugboatphil TugboatPhil

      “Is This Cambodia?”

  • Jarhead83

    S.S. Long Face…

  • Junie3

    #JohnKerryYachtNames She bought my new job too.

  • NixTyranny

    #JohnKerryYachtNames SOSGigolo

  • NixTyranny

    #JohnKerryYachtNames 4itB4againstit

  • fenix1

    Bronze Star for shooting a “Sapper” in the back, 3 Purple Hearts and never went to a hospital! Nuff said!

  • Linda Lampe

    I Kerry Knot/

  • Linda Lampe

    I Kerry Knot.

  • MTPockets

    You Rang?

  • GMMI

    Cambodia 1968

  • waterytart

    Gimme A Minute To Ketchup

  • SideshowJon36

    Swiftboat

  • YoloCalVet

    Nam Sham

  • I M Free

    #JohnKerryYachtNames: USS Briefly

  • gunsmithkat

    #JohnKerryYachtNames The Magic Hat

  • Hand of Doom

    #JohnKerryYachtNames The Flying Wasp

  • agroulx

    I Don’t Kerry

  • Richard Jefferies

    Flesh Wound

  • Richard Jefferies

    Flesh Wound

  • Spike Bement

    Anti-War

  • Spike Bement

    Anti-War

  • OldmanRick

    The flip flopper.

  • Maxx

    Coup? What coup? I was sailing on the “Fah Get a Boat It!”

  • Yipicya

    Sugar Mama’s Ketchup Kruiser

  • Bandit

    S.S. Flip Flopper

  • ebola131

    The Purple Heart Swifty

  • David Curlee

    I LIE I LIE I LIE

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Michael-Vaughn/100000432178748 Mike Vaughn

    #PaperCutPurpleHearts: #SilverStarSoSilly

  • ♥♥Pony Training Pinkneck ♥♥

    Name for Kerry’s yacht?
    #HanoiJane

  • groman

    The S.S. Gigolo

  • Claudio

    I sailed it before I sunk it.

  • joejohnson291

    It would be funny if Theresa left John Kerry out of her will,and donated all the money to a university or something !

  • Dennis the Dreamer

    Who’s John Kerry?

  • NRPax

    Holiday in Cambodia

  • Paul D Garber

    #JohnKerryYachtNames Quel est votre taux fiscal ici ?

    #JohnKerryYachtNames De cette manière de Ghenis Khan

    #JohnKerryYachtNames Quelqu’un a-t-il vu mon coeur pourpre ?

  • Porphyry

    Perp-El-Hart

  • CrashFroelich

    Who’s Driving?