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A Petty Decision by Obama

Christine241 Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 8:40 AM
Everything Obama does seems designed to stick his dirty demonic thumb in the eye of decent people. Every headline of what he is doing is an assault. He seems to be relishing that he 'won' and can do whatever the he** he wants and no one can stop him. He is truly the vilest piece of garbage to ever walk in the halls of power in this nation. He is demon possessed and evil to the core.

It's official. President Obama has named former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) as his nominee for secretary of defense. Hence, we may be in store for the worst defense secretary nomination fight since George H.W. Bush's failed appointment of Sen. John Tower (R-Texas) more than 20 years ago.

The interesting question is, why? Why waste the political capital? Why pass over more qualified candidates who would sail through confirmation, including Michele Flournoy -- who'd be the first female defense secretary?

The most ridiculous answer is among the mainstream media's favorites: bipartisanship. According to Politico, the choice "appeals to Obama's bipartisan spirit." The...