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View Diary: This Chuck Hagel thing is pretty stupid - but you knew that (3 comments)

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  •  Look beyond the pevish pettiness of McCain and (0+ / 0-)

    Graham to the real issue here: protection of the bloated defense budget. Hagel supports Obama's position that defense spending must be cut, these cuts are a necessity for anything approaching a stable budget. But logic and the economic health of this country has never deterred hawks from overspending  - by huge amounts - on the military budget. Hagel will cut, McCain and Graham resist any cuts - thus their sophomoric antics at the hearing.

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