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Keep Talking, Senators: Of Filibusters and Chuck Hagel

Steev Wrote: Feb 19, 2013 12:19 PM
Yes, imagine how horrible things would be had we not intervened in Korea (sarc)

Not since the eminently forgettable and now justly forgotten Louis A. Johnson was chosen to dismantle the country's military budget after the Second World War -- just in time to leave this country woefully unprepared for the Korean one -- has a nominee for secretary of defense represented so clear and present a danger to the national security.

This time his name is Chuck Hagel, a former senator of shifting convictions about the country's defense, much of whose political career has been devoted to undermining that defense -- when he wasn't using high office to peddle low prejudices....