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Hagel Nomination: Iranians Giddy

nstrowger Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 10:12 AM
Why didn't that idiot pick someone that could help us instead of hindering us. We do not need him to get in. We have enough trouble in this world. We have o in the white house.

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...