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Dem Senator: Hagel Will Be Confirmed

DocForesight Wrote: Jan 13, 2013 2:01 PM
Altidude -- What's the matter, can't you debate the facts? Name three cabinet members who actually have any practical experience in their cabinet post that lends any sense of substance to their appointment. I can't think of a single one. Not DOL, HHS, Treasury, EPA -- not a single one. Since you can't name one, you resort reflexively to the ad hominem of attributing "hate" to anyone who disagrees with The Won.

Granted, it's pretty rare these days for a Cabinet nominee to be unconfirmed; as happened to embattled UN Ambassador Susan Rice, controversial figures just don't get the nomination. But still, former Sen. Chuck Hagel, a Republican, has drawn bipartisan criticism for his controversial stances on issues ranging from homosexuality to Iran--and yet the Senate is likely to confirm him, per one of its admittedly reluctant members:

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) said on Sunday he believes former Sen. Chuck Hagel(R-Neb.) will be confirmed by the Senate as secretary of defense.

"I think Sen. Hagel will be approved,"...