GOP Sen. Chuck Hagel: "Arrogant" Bush White House Has "Failed Country"

This post, written by GottaLaff, originally appeared on Cliff Schecter's Brave New Films Blog

Chuck Hagel's not exactly who you'd call a lefty. You can check out his voting record here. But this is what he has to say about the Bush administration:
Sen. Chuck Hagel, a leading Republican lawmaker who has come out against the Iraq war, had some harsh words for the Bush White House Wednesday, calling it "one of the most arrogant" administrations he's ever seen.
Guess whose phone is probably about to be tapped. But I digress:
"I would rate this one the lowest in capacity, in capability, in policy, in consensus -- almost every area, I would give it the lowest grade," Hagel said during an event at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.
Heavens! He sounds just like a U.S. Nobel Laureate!
"I think of this administration, what they could have done after 9/11, what was within their grasp," he said. "Every poll in the world showed 90 percent of the world for us. Iran had some of the first spontaneous demonstrations on the streets of Tehran supporting America."

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