Obama's nominee for Secretary of Defense has no shortage of critics. The fact that he has problems might be the only thing gay rights activists and Republican hawks agree on. Here's a look at what's really motivating his detractors.
Sen. John McCain.
Stated Reason for Criticism: Hagel's national security positions, particularly his break with Republicans over the Iraq invasion and troop surge.
Actual Reason: Hagel's unofficial support for Obama during the 2008 campaign, when the GOP nominee was… oh, right.
See them all here.
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