Gaffney is spot-on, but it doesn't really matter. Of course, BHO agrees with Hagel's Global Zero goals. But even if Hagel doesn't get confirmed, Obama will find someone less controversial for the job who will work towards the same goals. These cabinet members serve at the pleasure of the president, and therefore follow his policies. You could put Cheney in there and he would either follow Whitehouse orders, or leave to "spend more time with his family." Like Obama says: "I won." No doubt, Americans won't take any of this seriously until at least one of our cities is smouldering pile of radioactive rubble.