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Thu Dec 13, 2012, 07:10 PM

I know it's not sensible, but it would be nice to have an SoS who

doesn't think pointless wars are a grand idea.

Are any in the running?

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Reply I know it's not sensible, but it would be nice to have an SoS who (Original post)
MannyGoldstein Dec 2012 OP
MrSlayer Dec 2012 #1
mike_c Dec 2012 #2
Smarmie Doofus Dec 2012 #3
MannyGoldstein Dec 2012 #4
joshcryer Dec 2012 #5

Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 07:16 PM

1. Pointless?

 

They have a point. The point is to further enrich the MIC contractors with tax dollars while destroying the safety net at home. There are points to these wars, they just aren't good ones.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 07:24 PM

2. none whose names have been mentioned so far....

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 07:31 PM

3. I thought Hagel voted against IWR , no? n/t

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Response to Smarmie Doofus (Reply #3)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 09:23 PM

4. That would be pretty funny

The Republican in contention would be the most left-winged.

Oy.

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Response to Smarmie Doofus (Reply #3)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 09:43 PM

5. Nah, he voted for it but was highly critical of Bush during it.

Foreign policy wise he has evolved from a Republican to more of a Libertarian. Which is why he wouldn't be the worst pick on the scheme of things. Not that I support him as a pick. I'm just recalling, with amusement, the freakout that he was being considered. Kerry voted for IWR too, and during the 2004 campaign waffled, he didn't have as strong of a position as Hagel against it until after the WMDs weren't found and he pretended that Bush was being truthful. (He had access to the intelligence committee and would've known, even before the vote, that Saddam didn't have WMDs.)

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