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Hagel Nomination: Iranians Giddy

DariusIII Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 8:32 PM
The conventional conservative wisdom is WRONG!! Have we forgot that when the Iranians took over our embassy- NOT A SINGLE PERSON WAS KILLED!! The only people that died in the hostage crisis were American soldiers killed by our incompetant leadership. We then killed more than two hundred Iranians 'accidentally'. Iran IS NOT the greatest problem in the Islamic world- Pakistan is and, in case everyone forgets, Pakistan is not ABOUT to get a nuclear weapon, THEY ALREAD HAVE THEM and sell their technology to anybody with a couple of million bucks. Sure, Iran's leadership is a bunch of fanatical dolts but name me a Middle Eastern country (except Israel) that isn't run by a fanatic dolt. Iran could be a friend- we need them

As the Senate prepares to hold a January 31 confirmation hearing for their former colleague Chuck Hagel to be the next Secretary of Defense, an alarming paradox has emerged.  Iran – the "Death to America" Islamic regime – is effusive with praise, while a large group of retired U.S. military commanders have "deep concerns" and have taken a highly unusual public position in opposition to Hagel's nomination.  

The Washington Times cites an Iranian source that received the news of Hagel's nomination as "a message of peace from the Obama administration to the Islamic Republic of...