Posted by | January 31, 2013 17:40 | Filed under: Top Stories

The new Texas senator claimed the clip showed Hagel agreeing with a caller to CSPAN that Israel was guilty of war crimes, but it was out of context.

The “war crimes” part is basically an aside in a longer, rambling speech, the style of which is familiar to anyone who watches C-SPAN call-in shows, that ends with a question about whether the world needs strong moral leadership — which is the sentiment Hagel is saying he agreed with. The caller also used the example of the Sri Lankan government cracking down on the Tamils.

By: Alan Colmes

Alan Colmes is the publisher of Liberaland.