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The Hagel Pick Telegraphs Weakness

Dave M Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 7:38 PM
I don't have any truck with the article per se except to say so what? What exactly are you prepared to do about it? In a rational world both these men would be both unemployed and unemployable.They are only symbols. The real problem is Obama as President and a citizenry that puts up with a man like Obama in the first place.

Editor's Note: This column was co-authored by Bob Morrison.

President Obama’s choice of former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel for Sec. of Defense is a

dangerous choice that telegraphs weakness toward Iran. In the Senate, Mr. Hagel compiled a worrisome record toward the world’s leading sponsor of terrorism.

It is Iran that backs Hezbollah in Lebanon. We haven’t heard much about the Cedar Revolution in that war-torn country. That’s because Hezbollah murdered the democratic leaders for reform. Iran is behind Hamas in Gaza. Hamas defeated the corrupt regime of Mahmoud Abbas in elections in Gaza that soon degenerated into civil...