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Chuck Hagel Is That Guy
Washington Free Beacon, by Andrew Stiles

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 4/30/2014 5:48:30 AM

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is that guy. He’s the guy who is always calling to ask where the party is, but it’s only 2:30 p.m. on a Saturday and you just want to chill for a few hours before going out. Plus, Hagel is excruciatingly dull to hang out with, as evidenced by his underwater approval rating. His two best friends—John and Barry—are insufferable bores who talk too much. Most of the time, you end up telling him what he wants to hear just to get him off your back, and then, later, ignore his frenzied phone calls when you

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: RedLegLeader68, 4/30/2014 6:25:09 AM     (No. 9830356)

How did he ever get past E-2?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: varkdriver, 4/30/2014 8:14:19 AM     (No. 9830453)

Does the word ´tool´ mean anything? Or ´tools´ if you include his ´friends´ Barry and Jacques/John.

Agree, #1, and thanks for your service. I´m surprised he actually made it through Basic!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 4/30/2014 8:26:55 AM     (No. 9830470)

FTA: ´´At the height of the violent unrest in Kyiv, Hagel repeatedly reached out to the Ukrainian defense ministry, but was unable to get through. “It’s pretty unusual,” a Hagel aide told reporters.

I´m thinking it was because the Russians were all laughing too hard at this mal-Administration to make the call and try to sound serious. NO ONE has ANY respect or fear of these clowns.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: earlybird, 4/30/2014 8:33:17 AM     (No. 9830476)

They know he´s a toady to a feckless president. Hagel even looks dim. Look at that photo.

"Don´t call us...we´ll call you..." Maybe. But don´t hold your breath, Chuck.

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