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Apparently the chicken hawks at the Washington Post editorial board don't think that former Republican Senator Chuck Hagel is sufficiently hawkish enough to be Defense Secretary. Specifically, he doesn't want to start a war with Iran. Keeping in mind none of the members of the editorial board have served their country in uniform or have even reported from a war zone. This stands in stark contrast with Vietnam war hero Chuck Hagel who received two purple hearts for his service Vietnam.
If you were to look up chicken hawk in the dictionary you would see the faces of the WaPo editorial board:
We share that skepticism — but we also understand that, during the next year or two, Mr. Obama may be forced to contemplate military action if Iran refuses to negotiate or halt its uranium-enrichment program. He will need a defense secretary ready to support and effectively implement such a decision. Perhaps Mr. Hagel would do so; perhaps he would also, if installed at the Pentagon, take a different view of defense spending.
The WaPo editorial board - a board which is severely lacks any war time or Mid East experience - thinks that it may be necessary to use military force to stop Iran from getting a nuclear weapon. This is idiocy.
"They are misleading the public on the Iran issue. They tell the public that if Israel acts, Iran won't have a nuclear bomb. This is misleading. Actually, many experts say that an Israeli attack would accelerate the Iranian nuclear race."
Diskin's comments also put him in agreement with the former head of the Mossad, Meir Dagan, who has said that attacking Iran was "the stupidest thing I have ever heard" and that the Iranian regime was rational.
WaPo's warmongering over Iran is about as nauseating as their warmongering over Iraq. What a shameful gaggle of chicken hawks they are.