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Thu Jan 31, 2013, 07:15 PM

 

If You Want a Friend in Washington, Don't Call John McCain

In the real world, when somebody calls you an old friend, it matters. You can take them at their word. In Washington, ground zero for hypocrisy and posturing, "friend" is a 4-letter word. "Old friend" is double trouble.

"I'm pleased to see an old friend in front of the committee," Senator John McCain said Thursday in welcoming Secretary of Defense-designee Chuck Hagel to the Senate Armed Services Committee. The panel is reviewing Hagel's qualifications to succeed Leon Panetta.

"Our concerns," McCain continued, speaking for Hagel's other GOP critics, "pertain to the quality of your professional judgment."

Ouch...

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2013/01/if-you-want-a-friend-in-washington-dont-call-john-mccain/272744/

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babylonsister Jan 2013 #1
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Thu Jan 31, 2013, 07:19 PM

1. He was positively hateful...when oh when will he just go away??? nt

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Thu Jan 31, 2013, 07:59 PM

2. and hagel is a republican!

i guess johnny boy must jealous because no one asked him to be sec of defense.

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