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Chuck Hagel's Contempt for the Senate

RyanM Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 1:05 AM
That's the ticket with idiots like you, Ken. Anything that challenges your beliefs you dismiss as being on the "left". By doing this you avoid something you haven't done in years, to think for yourself. There are some here who despise the left as much as we do the neoconized "right".

In the run-up to the Senate Armed Services Committee's hearing this Thursday on Chuck Hagel's fitness to become the next Secretary of Defense, its members have been treated to the spectacle of the nominee spinning at the RPM of a prima ballerina.

Evidently, the former Nebraska senator has very low regard for those now serving in the Senate. He seems confident that they will either not see through - or at least not object to - his concerted efforts to: disavow his well-documented public record; obscure his serial, faulty judgments; and ignore the harm both suggest he is prepared to do,...