Plays with one of his finger puppets:
Fluster ChuckOne day, the John F. Kennedy School of Government will offer a graduate course on the army of self-loathing front men deployed by the Party of God. And when they do, they'll have to devote an entire month to unpacking the tur-duck-en of pathologies that turned Lindsey Graham into a senior member of a party of gay-haters, gun fetishists, bigots and snake handlers.
Did anyone tell Chuck Hagel there would be questions?
By David Weigel|Posted Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at 8:01 PM ET
... Most Republican questions scored Hagel not for his views on defense spending but on his support of Israel and foreign policy in the neighborhood. “I’ve seen a number of times,” said Sen. Roy Blunt, “you’ve said you’re pro-Israel, but you don’t have to be reflexively what Israel is for.” That was the totality of Blunt’s argument—well, that and how Hagel had been saluted by University of Chicago political scientist John Mearsheimer, one of the co-authors of The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy. Lindsey Graham had wanted to know who had ever been spooked by The Lobby and what stupid things they’d done out of panic. The answer was right in front of him, at the witness table. ...
At this point the man must use railroad spikes to keep the closet door nailed shut, shut, shut.