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Hagel Nomination: Iranians Giddy

Magna Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 8:25 AM
If they did not have their party face on before now they are most certainly celebrating with some serious fireworks such as a missile launch or two ! We have done absolutely nothing to stop this madman and his regime -nothing whatsoever -this Hagel appointment is nothing but a front and a farce -he is not expected to do anything whatsoever but give more lip service as though he were sitting on them like a keg of dynamite !

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...