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Wednesday, February 06, 2013

The Senate Must Reject Hagel

The Senate’s “advice and consent” role doesn’t require it to rubber-stamp a presidential appointee for secretary of defense who senators believe would weaken America in this increasingly dangerous world.
Notwithstanding former Sen. Chuck Hagel’s diminished view of the post — “I won’t be in a policymaking position” — the secretary of defense is an exceedingly important position and must be filled with someone who understands the complexity and gravity of the threats we face.

In his testimony at his confirmation hearing, Hagel demonstrated a remarkable unwillingness to clarify his past statements, a stunning misapprehension of the identity, intentions and capabilities of our enemies, and a disturbing ignorance of the critical subject matter on which he would be advising the president. For example, he was unaware that the sequester cuts come out of the Budget Control Act.



Anonymous said...

Our congress , our staff of appointed leaders , our president ,and all of our political figures are a joke. They could give a crap about you or anyone else.
Remember Genesis chapter 47 verses 13-27
It's just about over people.

Alex said...

Hagel will be approved by an overwhelming majority.

Anonymous said...

Get off of the computer and go read your Bible!

Anonymous said...

Hagel is a puppet RINO. Hopefully he will never get elected again. Any Republican that rub elbows with the Kenyan Muslim is a turncoat.