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Chuck Hagel’s Career Shows He’s
Not Afraid to Change His Mind

Daily Beast, by Eli Lake

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Posted By:abuela10, 1/10/2013 7:22:04 AM

It was August 1998 and Washington was embroiled in President Clinton’s adultery scandals. Chuck Hagel, though, had his eye on the next president. So he asked George W. Bush if Hagel could meet with him at the governor’s mansion in Austin, Texas. Karl Rove, then a top adviser to the governor, says he remembers Hagel flying to Austin after Rove politely tried to dissuade him from the trip because the governor’s schedule was crowded.Hagel flew to Austin anyway. In a meeting with Bush, Rove says, the freshman Nebraska senator

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds, 1/10/2013 7:46:45 AM     (No. 9108453)

In other words, a politician, with his finger in the wind, and forget principles...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: saraguay, 1/10/2013 8:45:17 AM     (No. 9108526)

i guess it´s all in the way you word it. hagel´s not afraid to change his mind. romney´s a flip flopper.
the press are whores.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: wws, 1/10/2013 9:33:52 AM     (No. 9108625)

Yes, some days he thinks that the Jews should all be back in concentration camps, but on others he thinks the yellow armbands are probably all they need.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JAN, 1/10/2013 9:44:11 AM     (No. 9108647)

The ´beast´ paid well to produce these specious articles about the virtues of hagel the traitor.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Twinkle93, 1/10/2013 10:34:19 AM     (No. 9108793)

I think the bigger issue.is how he treats people that work for him. Just review the comments of his former staff members. And I mean all of them.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 1/10/2013 12:20:03 PM     (No. 9109090)

It shows me that, like all "good" democrats, Hagel does and says what he´s told...

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