1. John McCain has some serious brass ones to be giving anyone grief about anything related to foreign policy after nearly putting Sarah Palin one tenuous, septuagenarian heartbeat away from the Commander-in-Chief chair (also, bullshit, McMaverick):
3. What MJ Rosenberg said:
I spent a couple of hours with Hagel a few years ago. Talked about Israel. Happily, he is lying today & knows it. He’ll be a good SeDef.
— MJ Rosenberg (@MJayRosenberg) January 31, 2013
Related: The Onion nails it: Israel Vows To Use Veto Power If Chuck Hagel Confirmed As U.S. Secretary Of Defense (h/t)
At Hagel hearing, 136 mentions of Israel and 135 of Iran. Only 27 refs to Afghanistan. 2 for Al Qaida. 1 for Mali.
— Rajiv Chandrasekaran (@rajivwashpost) January 31, 2013