I’m a bit surprised Obama would forge ahead with both Republicans and Democrats lining up around the corner to oppose Hagel. Then again, I shouldn’t have underestimated Obama’s ego.

Via Fox News’ Ed Henry:

See:

Iranian State Press Gushes Over Likely Obama Defense Nominee Chuck Hagel As “Anti-Israel,” “Outspoken Critic Of Zionist Lobby”

Flashback: CAIR Praises Obama’s Reported Defense Secretary Pick Chuck Hagel For Taking Hezbollah’s Side In War With Israel