Re: Hagel Will Be Confirmed

It’s hard to overstate the courage of the Republicans who briefly delayed Hagel’s confirmation. Think the Greeks at Thermopylae — or maybe not, because Chuck isn’t keen on checking the ol’ Persian Incursion. But truly, songs will be sung.

As the poet said: “to next Tuesday I grapple with thee; from hell’s heart I mildly inconvenience thee.”

Daniel Foster — Daniel Foster has been news editor of National Review Online since 2009, and was a web site editor until 2012. His work has appeared in The American Spectator, The American ...

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