He’ll never do it, at least not if he plans on running again in 2012. But so what? This is Liebs pushing the nutroots’ collective face into a pile of dog shinola. Enjoy it.

He’s not the only one ready to cross party lines in the next election. Cheney, speaking to Newsweek:

So you don’t think Senator Hagel—I know you dodged completely responding to his comments, but they’re not helpful to the cause and to the mission?

Let’s say I believe firmly in Ronald Reagan’s 11th Commandment: thou shalt not speak ill of a fellow Republican. But it’s very hard sometimes to adhere to that where Chuck Hagel is involved.