In his quest for appointment as Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel has earned the endorsement of Patrick Buchanan. Buchanan of course is a true believer in the key components of the Hagel thesis, right down the line. Ron Radosh explicates the meaning of Buchanan’s endorsement.
Does Hagel’s nomination remain on track? I was dubious, but Hagel seems to have one thing going for him. He represents some of Obama’s deepest, if unspoken, beliefs. Carl in Jerusalem collects links to reports suggesting that Obama may nominate Hagel tomorrow.