So, blergh. Chuck Hagel’s big announcement about whether he was running for president turned out to be Hagel telling America, “I’m punting.” What a waste of everyone’s time and CNN’s cameras. Here’s the relevant quote from Mr. I-Can’t-Make-Up-My-Mind.
“I’m here today to announce that my family and I will make a political decision on my future later this year.”
Whatever, dude. I was all set to facetiously pimp your candidacy. If you want to read some of what Hagel had to say — he did speak about his life story, his voting record, what America needs now, blah, blah, blah — take a look at this story from a local Omaha news station.