HAGEL’S DEPARTURE MAGNIFIES OBAMA’S FAILURE IN MIDDLE EAST

Desert Musings

Make no mistake about it. Bobo may say this afternoon that Chuck Hagel handed in his resignation, but that’s not what happened. No, it’s not another lie. It’s what they call a “coordinated statement”. In reality, Chuck Hagel got fired. He had outlived his usefulness to Bobo, and quite frankly, didn’t have the skill set needed to fight the war against ISIS. That’s not what Hagel did best.

Chuck Hagel is a Republican, one of the few on Obama’s staff, and the only one in his cabinet. That in and of itself made him sort of a pariah. What got him the job was his anti-war view when it came to Iraq. Obama wanted someone as the Defense Secretary that could oversee a drawdown of troops not just from Iraq, but also Afghanistan. It was to usher in a great era of peace. One that never happened thanks to ISIS…and…

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