The Bush administration takes an inordinate amount of pride in paying no attention to its critics. Even fellow Republicans such as Sen. Chuck Hagel are ignored as the administration plows ahead on its own path.The editorial is worth a read; take a look at the full article.
That’s too bad. Over the past few years, the course of events has shown that Hagel’s advice on foreign policy, ranging from Iraq to the rest of the Middle East, could have steered the administration toward greater success in making the world a safer place.
The administration’s weaknesses were on display again this weekend as the White House continued to rebuff suggestions that it apply pressure on Israel to step down its military attacks on Lebanon.
Tuesday, August 01, 2006
"Hagel offers sound advice on Mideast"
The Lincoln Journal Star has a nice editorial today about Senator Hagel's comments.