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Is Hagel out of the Mainstream?

OldMexicanblog Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 11:48 AM
Re: wpqr, -- Explain to me why 1.5 billion people find a country the size of the state of Delaware so problematic. -- It may have to do with the fact that said country was placed BY FORCE on top of what is considered Holy Land by those 1.5 billion. Just sayin'
"Chuck Hagel is out of the mainstream of thinking ... on most issues regarding foreign policy," says GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham. Neocon William Kristol concurs: Hagel is "out on the fringes."

But where, exactly, is the mainstream on foreign policy in 2013?

Since the Bush II years, "the three amigos" -- Sens. Graham, John McCain and Joe Lieberman -- have clamored for new wars.

"We are all Georgians now!" thundered McCain when Vladimir Putin was thrashing the Georgians for attacking South Ossetia.

"Bomb, bomb, bomb -- bomb, bomb Iran," trilled McCain in 2008 in parody of the Beach Boys' "Barbara Ann."...