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2013-02-24 Home Front: Politix
Hagel's Damaged Brand
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Posted by trailing wife 2013-02-24 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [537 views ]  Top

#1 Hagel was not appointed to 'Preserve, Protect and Defend' the United States. He was appointed to dismantle the Armed Forces so the Defense Budget can be used for Obamacare and other highly successful social programs.
Posted by Griter Crart8496 2013-02-24 00:42||   2013-02-24 00:42|| Front Page Top

#2 Not exactly. Panetta could have done that.

Hagel was nominated so that he could do all that and, when people complained, Champ could point out that it was all 'bipartisan' since Hagel is supposedly a Republican.
Posted by Steve White 2013-02-24 00:48||   2013-02-24 00:48|| Front Page Top

#3 ...well, the breed known as a Beltway Republican, and while that has the highest endorsement of the RNC, it's just considered a social club of the DNC.
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-02-24 09:02||   2013-02-24 09:02|| Front Page Top

#4 Hagel has been an outspoken critic of many of the signature Republican foreign policy positions of recent years…

I’m opposed to Hagel’s confirmation because he seems like a dimwit.
Posted by DepotGuy 2013-02-24 09:42||   2013-02-24 09:42|| Front Page Top

#5 I’m opposed to Hagel’s confirmation because he seems like a dimwit.
Posted by: DepotGuy

A charitable assessment I'd say. Quite charitable.
Posted by Besoeker 2013-02-24 11:07||   2013-02-24 11:07|| Front Page Top

#6 he was an awful appointee. His confirmation hearing was the most uninformed, ignorant, incompetent and embarrassing I've ever seen. He was appointed to be the "Republican that cut Defense" shield for Zero, and that's failed. He's shown that he has little if any Repub support, and anything he does will reflect back on Zero, not the GOP
Posted by Frank G 2013-02-24 11:21||   2013-02-24 11:21|| Front Page Top

#7 I'm opposed to Hagel's confirmation because he seems like a dimwit.

There is historical precedent though: didn't the Emperor Caligula appoint a horse to the Senate? OK, a horse and an ass are different, but let's not be pedantic.
Posted by SteveS 2013-02-24 11:43||   2013-02-24 11:43|| Front Page Top

#8 How about compromise? A "Horse's Ass".
Posted by Sgt.D. T. 2013-02-24 13:38||   2013-02-24 13:38|| Front Page Top

#9 Last I checked Horses will carry a Jewish man to safety, so not exactly a fair comparison.
Posted by Charles 2013-02-24 17:35||   2013-02-24 17:35|| Front Page Top

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