The increasingly ridiculous Hagel opposition
Here it is, everyone, the absolute epitome of Lindsey Graham statements:
Sen. Graham and his best friend John McCain have been blocking the confirmation of Chuck Hagel as Defense secretary, because they want to know whether President Obama called the president of Libya the night of the Benghazi attack. While that's not a very good reason to filibuster a Cabinet nominee, it is at least "a reason." The White House has complied, giving Graham and McCain what they want. Graham's response: Now he is just going to pointlessly delay the Hagel vote, because it will make him feel good. As always, with Lindsey Graham, being a senator is all about feelings.
While Lindsey Graham says he will have changed his mind on Hagel's suitability in 10 days' time, lots of other Hagel opponents are definitely not going to "feel better," because they have all convinced themselves that Hagel is basically America's Worst Anti-Semite. Here is some "proof," from a guy who writes for the depressing website named after Andrew Breitbart: