Conservative group runs ads against Chuck Hagel
A new conservative group calling itself Americans for a Strong Defense and financed by anonymous donors is running advertisements urging Democratic senators in five states to vote against Chuck Hagel, President Obama's nominee to be secretary of defense, saying he would make the United States ''a weaker country.'' Another freshly minted and ... (more)
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Since: Jan 12
#1 Jan 27, 2013
seeing that republicans are stupid people they will unquestioningly do it, who's kidding who the NRA is funding this someone that's against the middle east wars, downsizing the military means less AK47's sold to the military means less money to the gun manufactures. as far as him being anti gay I herd nothing in the news or any other media source stating that, just more republican hearsay propaganda
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Since: Sep 07
#2 Jan 27, 2013
Hagel has a very low rating from HRC based on his record of opposing gay rights legislation and supporting DOMA and DADT. That said, he claims to have evolved. Any antagonistic attitudes that Hagel harbors are trumped by the agenda laid out by his boss. There is no reason to imagine that Hagel will push a different agenda.
Perhaps Hagel won't provide the best advice and insights to his boss. Fortunately for us, his boss is very wise and recognizes bullpucky when he's fed it.
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