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Is Chuck Hagel Simply Ignorant? Or Worse?

auntbee Wrote: Feb 03, 2013 5:13 AM
stupid is worse, ignorance can be fixed, stupid is terminal never forget, never forgive

"Elian is now where he belongs." (Senator Chuck Hagel after Elian Gonzalez was shanghaied at U.S. gunpoint from his American family at Fidel Castro’s command and without a warrant.)

“To me,” wrote Hagel in a New York Times Op-Ed just after the armed raid on the Gonzalez family’s Miami home, “this case has always been fundamentally about a father-son relationship. … the point of the raid -- to reunite Elián with his father when those housing him had repeatedly refused to hand him over….The boy is where he belongs.”

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