McCain: Don't Filibuster Hagel

Thus forsaking the only likely avenue of keeping an idiot (and anti-semite... allegedly) out of the important SecDef job.

The story's at Politico. But it's really not a story so much as a sentence. McCain says that filibustering Hagel would be "inappropriate," and the proper method of registering one's disapproval is to simply vote "Nay" on his nomination.

The Democrats, of course, will vote lockstep in favor of him, and thus he'll become SecDef. The only way to stop this would be through the filibuster, with 40 Republicans refusing to close debate on his nomination.

Posted by: Ace at 11:19 AM


1 Which one are we using here?

Posted by: Vic at February 05, 2013 11:20 AM (53z96)

2 Looks like this one. (Been a while since a good old fashioned double-post!)

Posted by: Brother Cavil, Keeper of Ampersands and Breitbart Login Spaces at February 05, 2013 11:21 AM (GBXon)

3 Barack Obama is a stuttering clusterf*ck of a malignant traitor.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) Channelling Breitbart at February 05, 2013 11:22 AM (8y9MW)

4 And remember he is fighting McConnell by saying that. Typical McShitty, stab your own Party in the back. He has defined the term RINO.

And he wonders why the base did not turn out in droves for him in 2008.

Posted by: Vic at February 05, 2013 11:23 AM (53z96)

5 Okay, which of the double posts will survive?

Posted by: MWR, Proud Tea(rrorist) Party Hobbit at February 05, 2013 11:23 AM (4df7R)

6 No not using this one so move your posts.

Posted by: Vic at February 05, 2013 11:24 AM (53z96)

This is why I'm happy Romney seems to have dropped off teh face of teh Earth-- one less former terrible standard-bearer to remind us how boned we were and are.

Posted by: Lance McCormick at February 05, 2013 11:26 AM (zgHLA)

8 Gee, why am I not surprised that Juan McLame wants to go the douche route.

You know, sometimes I wonder if Meggy Mac got her stupid from her father, or vice versa.

Posted by: MWR, Proud Tea(rrorist) Party Hobbit at February 05, 2013 11:26 AM (4df7R)

9 I mean-- "best of a bad field" is a pretty low bar these days. (Though Hagel doesn't even meet that, so.)

Posted by: Lance McCormick at February 05, 2013 11:26 AM (zgHLA)


Cat's foot, iron claw
Neuro-surgeons scream for more
At paranoia's poison door.
Twenty first century schizoid man.

Posted by: toby928 presents another finely crafted comment at February 05, 2013 11:31 AM (evdj2)

11 The other post is more better, more better.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at February 05, 2013 11:43 AM (XkWWK)

12 I hope this has nothing to do with his kid's promotion.

Posted by: Jean at February 05, 2013 11:44 AM (Is+Nb)

13 The Hagel Hill is not the hill to die on.

Posted by: WalrusRex at February 05, 2013 11:53 AM (Hx5uv)

14 Just think. he could have been POTUS in 2000, and we would have had Prez Barry Soetoro in 2008! Thank goodness we avoided that

Posted by: Baldy at February 05, 2013 11:53 AM (opS9C)


A topic so nice you gotta bring it up twice.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot Jr. at February 05, 2013 12:13 PM (CasdU)

16 13 The Hagel Hill is not the hill to die on.-
Hagel is incompetent. Obama might as well asnominated Ahmadinejad. TheGOP missed every other hill - they might as well fight right here. They have to learn how to say no as even more important fights come forward.

Posted by: Foghorn Leghorn at February 05, 2013 12:22 PM (n8LUb)

17 McCain is useless.

Posted by: rplat at February 05, 2013 12:40 PM (U/Ao5)

18 if they filibuster hagel, that will give reid the excuse he needs to change the filibuster the filibusters for the ultra left SCOTUS nominees

Posted by: xtron at February 05, 2013 02:24 PM (ojkcj)

19 I stand in awe. Not only a double post, but the SAME EXACT post, twice in a row. Nicely done!

Posted by: GGE of the Moron Horde, NC Chapter at February 05, 2013 03:24 PM (yh0zB)

20 Piers Morgan telling Mark Kelly that Sarah Palin should call
Kelly's wife, Rep. Gabby Giffords, to apologize for her alleged role in
creating the "Climate of Hate" that led to the Tucson shooting.

Posted by: assman at February 07, 2013 05:37 PM (w+Dvf)

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