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Hagel Apologizes About
Remarks Against Gay Diplomat

New York Times, by Mark Landler

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 12/21/2012 3:43:40 PM

Chuck Hagel, a candidate for secretary of defense whose record on gay-rights issues has come under fire in recent days, apologized on Friday for remarks he made as a senator that an openly gay man nominated for a diplomatic post should not represent the United States. (Snip) “They do not reflect my views or the totality of my public record, and I apologize to Ambassador Hormel and any L.G.B.T. Americans who may question my commitment to their civil rights,” Mr. Hagel said. “I am fully supportive of ‘open service’ and committed to L.G.B.T. military families.”

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Hagel has plenty of reasons to be thumped about by both sides, but "this" apology seems to be the most important to the agenda driven dRATS. Their candidates for the Supreme Court and other Senate confirmation hearings require that they pass the narrow rose-colored prism of the gay lobby. Be very worried for our children´s future, as many of them won´t be having their own.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jdf, 12/21/2012 3:51:37 PM     (No. 9078305)

I am not sure what is more embarrassing. Chuck´s original comments or his retreat from tbhem years later when it is politically expedient to do an about face.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: richwill, 12/21/2012 3:58:00 PM     (No. 9078320)

Let us hear him apologize for his comments about Israel. Hagel the hypocrite, has a nice sound to it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TXknitter, 12/21/2012 4:04:08 PM     (No. 9078337)

Well duh, he apologizes because now he will say anything he needs to in order to be confirmed.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: CharlyG, 12/21/2012 4:10:20 PM     (No. 9078348)

If they don´t, or didn´t reflect your views, then there was no reason to say it, right?

So now tell us why you said what you said that you don´t believe, but that you want us to believe, because now you want a new job.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rfr46, 12/21/2012 4:12:47 PM     (No. 9078352)

Few things more pathetic than a scared groveller.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Grambo, 12/21/2012 4:22:27 PM     (No. 9078365)

It´s so hard to get that stuff back into the tube. When "revise and extend" doesn´t work. what does one do? Oh, how about a Friday, holiday week press release squeek sound? Perfect.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 12/21/2012 4:46:55 PM     (No. 9078392)

Goodbye, Joke Hagel. For good this time.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Momma Walton, 12/21/2012 4:53:45 PM     (No. 9078397)

Political correctness!

If you want a job, you must adhere to the "one in charge" - and that would be Obama!

I wonder if Hagel will "retract" this statement when we eventualy stands before His Maker?

God has stated in His Word "exactly" how He feels about this activity/lifestyle!

I also dare say they were not born that way either because God does not create man to disobey Him, that is our "personal" choice!

Something to think about!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: valinva, 12/21/2012 7:15:39 PM     (No. 9078554)

Hagel´s new LGBT stance. "I don´t care if he has sex with turnips on the corner of Broadway and 87th St.so long as he has the appropriate amount of disdain for Israel and supports it´s enemies."

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