Forget Iran—Chuck Hagel's toughest fight will be the Pentagon's budget
Forget Iran. Chuck Hagel's toughest fight will be the Pentagon's budget.
There's been a recent boomlet of chatter about whether Obama might choose Hagel for his veep (thanks to this and this). A friend was just emaiing me endorsing the idea, and as I considered it I realized I wasn't sure where Hagel stands on abortion. If case you weren't either, here's a clue: His NARAL rating is a flat zero. I say that's a dealbreaker. You think some of those Hillary women are disgruntled now? Update: A Hagel-watcher emails the following: Hagel doesn't give a sh*t about abortion politics. He was pro-choice before he ran [for office].