Originally Posted by Direckshun
Follow the money, bud.
The money going against the Hagel nomination came heavily from pro-Likud sources.
Care to take a bet, then, since you claim to believe Hagel will fail?
Let's make a bet. I get your signature for the rest of 2013 if Hagel becomes SecDef.
That's not what I said. They failed insofar as they are now spilling blood over a guy who was a walk in before that hearing. He will likely be confirmed but not without some blood and guts being spilt. If you think this is the path Obama wanted you're nuts. Hagel getting taken to the cleaners is no good for O.
This also puts off dealing with sequester, budget (like Reid would do it anyway) and all but guarantees another year where spending bills aren't dealt with meaning more CRs and an omnibus package...again. Republican or Democrat it is a shitty way to run a government.
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