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Chuck Hagel as a 'Teachable Moment'

rdemonteverde Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 8:19 PM
No, screw you. Just because he disagrees with you screw him ? Dont you rather refute him and say Hagel did not say or do those things that Gaffney is lying ? You liberals have done nothing but tear down this country with your lies and machinations. Would you rather have a nucleared armed Iran as a power broker in the Middle East than an ally, Israel ? You worse than senseless thing you

The conventional wisdom is that Barack Obama dodged a politically perilous "bullet" when he declined to nominate Susan Rice as the next Secretary of State. Had he done so, the President would have provided his critics a high-profile platform for exposing and critiquing his administration's conduct with respect to Benghazigate and the larger, dangerous practice of "engaging" Islamists, of which it was a particularly dismal example.

Yet, President Obama is reportedly intent on creating what may prove to be a similar "teachable moment" by nominating former Republican Senator Chuck Hagel to replace Leon Panetta as Secretary of Defense. Sen. Hagel has...