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Pull the Plug on Hagel

Jondm Wrote: Feb 16, 2013 9:14 AM
Ms Chavez is still suffering from when she was forced to withdraw from becoming Labor Sevretary Hagel's nomination is in trouble the same way Rush Limbaugh is thin. Hagel will be confirmed by the Senate in a week. It is delayed but it is not in trouble. Details continue to evade Ms. Chavez, so it's a good thing we were denied her service.

Chuck Hagel's nomination to be secretary of defense is in trouble -- as it should be. The former Republican senator has so much baggage, it is amazing that the administration hasn't dumped him, as they did Susan Rice when her proposed nomination ran into trouble. Unfortunately, having won that battle, the GOP may be in weaker position to defeat another Obama nominee. And Rice, her misstatements about the attack on Benghazi notwithstanding, would have been a less dangerous cabinet member than Hagel.

Hagel has made clearly anti-Semitic statements before public forums time and again. If his target had been, say, blacks...