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  •  Because, if Hagel becomes SecDef, it means ... (2+ / 0-)
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    ..that a Republican will have served in that post for 36 of the 44 years between 1969-2013. This just feeds the GOP talking point that Democrats are "weak on defense." Is there no Dem who cares about national security?

    Like a cyclone, imperialism spins across the globe; militarism crushes peoples and sucks their blood like a vampire. K. Liebknecht

    by Meteor Blades on Thu Jun 05, 2008 at 07:06:00 PM PDT

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    •  Ah, okay (0+ / 0-)

      I hadn't actually thought that way.  I was simply considering the person and the position.  Which Dem do you think would be a good fit for SecDef?

      The apocalypse will require substantial revision of all zoning ordinances. - Zashvill Political compass -7.88 -7.03.

      by Heiuan on Thu Jun 05, 2008 at 10:24:43 PM PDT

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