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Hagel Agrees that America
is ‘the World’s Bully’

Washington Free Beacon, by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 1/9/2013 1:06:00 PM

Responding to a viewer’s question during a 2009 interview on Al-Jazeera, former Sen. Chuck Hagel agreed that the United States needs to change its image as “the world’s bully.” “Well, her observation is a good one and it’s relevant. Yes, to her question, and again I think that’s all part of leadership,” Hagel said during the March 2009 interview. Hagel was nominated by President Obama to succeed Leon Panetta as secretary of defense Monday and is facing criticism for his social and foreign policy positions while in the Senate, and controversial record during his tenure as top official of the USO.

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I guess if you want to be the most disrespectful to your Country in public, go to the enemy on their propaganda organ and make a quote that will always be able to use against US. Well done, Hagel.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/9/2013 1:22:00 PM     (No. 9107198)

Well no wonder Obama nominated Hagel - - he´s a charter member of the "I Hate America" club.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: sunsong, 1/9/2013 1:22:14 PM     (No. 9107200)

America has not been the world´s bully, of course. But we have been *seen* as that. We have been way to quick to tell others what they ought and ought not to do.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: hamrman, 1/9/2013 1:34:06 PM     (No. 9107230)

He drank a great big cup of Cool Aid...1st class idiot!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: The Architect, 1/9/2013 1:41:28 PM     (No. 9107241)

Obviously, the 32 oz. rule does not apply to Kool Aid

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/9/2013 1:56:20 PM     (No. 9107283)

Really? America saved the world many times over but leftists do not give credit for that. Next time you see a Leftist getting robbed, just smile and keep walking...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Penney, 1/9/2013 2:53:04 PM     (No. 9107415)

Hagel has always been politically wobbly regarding the principles which secure freedom. If he calls America, ´´the World´s Bully,´´ what does he then call Soviet Russia, Germany´s Nazi Holocaust, Cambodia´s killing Fields, 9/11 and the continuing islamoterrorist´s autrosities?! America is the beacon of Liberty on the planet and has served as, ´salt & light,´ to all who respect & cherish each individual´s freedom and peace on the planet.

Sidebar: Why do some pols, including both Hagel and Boehner, have that same over-stressed, ´hang-dog,´ look all the time? Their favorite dog breed must be the Basset, ...no offense to Bassets.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Poliskeptic, 1/9/2013 6:07:44 PM     (No. 9107781)

I guess it wouldn´t hurt my feelings for us to just stop all foreign aid if we´re the world´s bully.

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