Chuck Hagel on The Daily Show
I’ve always had a soft spot for Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.), both for his evident intelligence and for his willingness to criticize the Bush administration’s bungling of all things Iraqi. After last night’s interview with John Stewart on The Daily Show, though, I think I’m officially smitten:
I was particularly impressed by Hagel’s willingness to openly disagree — in no uncertain terms — with McCain’s stay-the-course approach to Iraq. That certainly won’t win him any friends in his party; after all, he was co-chairman of McCain’s presidential campaign in 2000.
Now if Hagel would only endorse Obama, whom he has already described publicly as the candidate having the best chance of bringing the country together…