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Mr. President: Chuck Hagel!

Zdravko Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 8:43 AM
• Hagel currently serves as Chairman of the Atlantic Council, a foreign policy blog. On December 11, 2012 the Atlantic Council published a front page article titled "Israel's Apartheid Policy," appropriating a term, "apartheid," which Israel's bitterest enemies use to justify calls for its annihilation. • Hagel referred to the "Jewish lobby" in comments he made in 2006, conjuring up the image of rich, powerful Jews pulling the strings of Washington which is a staple of the hate speech of jihadists and neo-Nazis. • Habel is life-long proponent of unilateral US disarmament. • Hagel also expressed doubts as to the veracity of Turkish genocide of 1,500,000 Armenians back in 1915. (cont.)

Editor's Note: This column was coauthored by Bob Morrison.

Former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel’s nomination to be Secretary of Defense should be withdrawn now. He delivered what may be the worst performance at a confirmation hearing ever given. He was described as “confused,” “befuddled,” and “self contradicting.” One of Mr. Hagel’s own backers deplored the lack of “charisma” the nominee showed during the hearings.

Was this just a "Bad Hair Day"for Mr. Hagel?

“Hagel, who can be hilarious, didn’t show much of that today,” said Steve Clemons of the New America Foundation. Let the record show that never before has...