Former Sen. Chuck Hagel Apologizes fo...

Former Sen. Chuck Hagel Apologizes for Gay Comment

There are 8 comments on the EDGE story from Dec 24, 2012, titled Former Sen. Chuck Hagel Apologizes for Gay Comment. In it, EDGE reports that:

Chuck Hagel, the former U.S. senator believed to be President Barack Obama's leading choice for defense secretary, apologized Friday for remarks he made in 1998 about an openly gay nominee for an ambassadorship.

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“Married 6/17/08”

Since: Feb 07

Porterville, CA

#1 Dec 24, 2012
From the article: "I apologize to Ambassador Hormel and any LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) Americans who may question my commitment to their civil rights," Hagel said in Friday’s statement. "I am fully supportive of ’open service’ and committed to LGBT military families."

Except from what I have read he has yet to apologize to Ambassador Hormel. So just how "sorry" is he?

“Equality First”

Since: Jan 09

Location hidden

#2 Dec 24, 2012
jcofe wrote:
From the article: "I apologize to Ambassador Hormel and any LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) Americans who may question my commitment to their civil rights," Hagel said in Friday’s statement. "I am fully supportive of ’open service’ and committed to LGBT military families."
Except from what I have read he has yet to apologize to Ambassador Hormel. So just how "sorry" is he?
Ambassador Hormel, when asked if he accepted the apology, said simply, "No". At least that's what I read the other day.

Since: Feb 09

Southern California

#3 Dec 24, 2012
Who is this man kidding ? After so many years and only when it's going to affect his agenda "I'm sorry" and to only read abut the man doesn't have the courtesy to meet face to face with him and apologize that shows no class and cowardliness .

Since: Jan 12

Port Richey, FL

#7 Dec 24, 2012
mugwah wrote:
<quoted text> Dude, you got some big ears.
You know what they say big ears big meat. You jealous
WestCoaster

Los Angeles, CA

#8 Dec 25, 2012
I personally think Juanpaul is very cute. Just saying.

Since: Jan 12

Port Richey, FL

#9 Dec 25, 2012
WestCoaster wrote:
I personally think Juanpaul is very cute. Just saying.
you wont get an argument from me on that one
Buybull Pud Thumper

Croydon, PA

#10 Dec 25, 2012
Loomis wrote:
I don't think Sen. Hagel should apologize at all.
Even Sen. Hagel disagrees with you then, you dumb, sexually ill pos.
Incense Burn Purse Mullah

Croydon, PA

#11 Dec 25, 2012
WestCoaster wrote:
I personally think Juanpaul is very cute. Just saying.
Yes, he is not a troll.

Except when he's trying to mess with the feeble minds of the uber "religious" kooks.

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