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Response to geek tragedy (Reply #11)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 03:47 PM

35. Hagel has not even been nominated yet. We don't know what Hagel will ultimately say about Israel.

right now, his immediate concern is Obama because the first step is for Obama to nominate him.

Obama floated Hagel's name knowing full well his position on Israel. Obama did not float his name knowing his campaign donors and bundlers were going to band together to oppose Hagel.


we have no clue yet what Hagel will do if Obama looks as though he may balk on the nomination because of the Israel position or what Hagel will say during confirmation hearings, if any, if it looks as though Hagel's Israel postion may cost him confirmation.

All we know is that Hagel address the first thing that looked as though it might be an obstacle to his first hurdle.

On the one hand, you admit that you cannot read minds. At the same time, though, you purport to know what Hagel takes more seriously than something else.

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