December 20, 2012

Don't Send Chuck Hagel Back to Washington

Rich Lowry, Politico

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It has been a bad couple of months for the Republican Party, and wouldn’t you know it? The worst addition to President Barack Obama’s foreign policy team could well be a Republican.

Former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel is reportedly under serious consideration to replace Leon Panetta as secretary of defense. A self-styled foreign policy realist, Hagel is out of the mainstream and terminally naive.

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