Jon Stewart at the Daily Show skewers Senate Republicans, especially Lindsey Graham and John McCain for holding up the confirmation of Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense over petty partisan politics. He points to their hypocrisy in having been uninterested in an investigation of the Iraq War fiasco but their odd conspiracy theories on the Benghazi consulate attack.
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Juan Cole is the founder and chief editor of Informed Comment. He is Richard P. Mitchell Professor of History at the University of Michigan He is author of, among many other books, Muhammad: Prophet of Peace amid the Clash of Empires and The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Follow him on Twitter at @jricole or the Informed Comment Facebook Page