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Chuck Hagel

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Bret Stephens in the WSJ quotes a Nebraska senator – Roman Hruska in 1970:

“Even if he were mediocre, there are a lot of mediocre judges and people and lawyers,” said Sen. Roman Hruska in 1970 as a defense of G. Harrold Carswell,..

During his Senate hearing, Chuck Hagel, a former senator from Nebraska, was confused about a number of things but especially containment policy. He had to be corrected twice. Here’s the play by play in Politico.

 

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Flexible Congratulations

Cartoon depicts Obama being congratulated by leaders from Germany, the U.K., Israel, and Russia after winning the 2012 presidential election

President Obama has a spotty record on keeping promises. Obamacare – sure. Cut the Deficit in half  – not so much.

Now that he’s won re-election, let’s see if he keeps his promise to be flexible