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The Hagel Case

Chries Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 12:15 PM
"The question is: Is Hagel useful to America?" The answer is: Hagel is, has been, and always will be, useful to America's enemies.
Corbett_ Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 5:20 PM
How so? By putting America first? By refusing to let US military policy be dictated by a foreign country? By reevaluating our mission in light of circumstances that have changed sine the height of the cold war? By having the guts to recommend the cuts that are necessary for our nation to survive?

WASHINGTON -- Former senator Chuck Hagel is a suave, energetic, spirited fellow. He is intelligent, and from his early youth apparently patriotic and undoubtedly courageous. He showed that in Vietnam. Hagel has been a Republican senator and an accomplished businessman. Now he is President Barack Obama's nominee for secretary of defense. Because he is President Obama's nominee for secretary of defense he is attracting dutiful scrutiny, and that is all to the good. This is not your ordinary presidency. In domestic policy and foreign policy President Obama is showing every indication of attempting to be an epochal president (with four million...