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Levin: What Kind of Commander-in-Chief Would Nominate Chuck Hagel?

TROUBLED_CALIFORNIAN Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 5:35 PM
"Gone is Egypt, Lybia, Iraq, Afghanistan, Turkey" Oh god. how ignorant can the right get. The Egyptians, Libyan, Afghan & Turkish would have something to say about this. Turkey?? you should review your talking points. Get off the Fox news.

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