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  •  Because of Hagel? Are you kidding? (1+ / 0-)
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    1.    Could wake up more enlisted military personnel and their families and friends to the fact that their interests are better served by Democrats than Republicans.
    •  IIRC he wd be 1st SecDef who was an enlisted man (3+ / 0-)
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      rather than an officer, and his caution towards military confrontation reflects bloody experience as an infantry Sergeant.

      (This explains why I am not kidding, although I am speculating).

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      by emorej a Hong Kong on Wed Feb 13, 2013 at 11:27:41 PM PST

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      •  Do you know who is the harshest critic of (0+ / 0-)

        enlisted persons? Other enlisted persons.

        If the past is prologue, Hagel's performance at the confirmation hearings will not serve him well among them. You can't bullshit an old bullshitter.

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