Posted: Sunday, February 17, 2013 12:00 am
We get it. Chuck Hagel isn’t going to be chosen “most popular nominee” by the United States Senate, but he should be confirmed as the nation’s next secretary of defense.
The “don’t-call-it-a-filibuster” stalling of Hagel’s nomination — the first time a defense secretary’s nomination has ever been, yes, filibustered — is Washington political game-playing at its worst.
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Sunday, February 17, 2013 12:00 am.