"In an interview with The Algemeiner, former Mayor of New York, Ed Koch, a lifelong Democrat who supported President Obama’s recent re-election, expressed disappointment with the President’s decision to nominate former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense.
'Frankly, I thought that there would come a time when he would renege on what he conveyed on his support of Israel,' said Koch, adding, 'it comes a little earlier than I thought it would.'
'It’s very disappointing, I believe he will ultimately regret it,' Koch said, 'and it undoubtedly will reduce support for him in the Jewish community, but I don’t think he (the President) worries about that now that the election is over.'"
Koch, who supported Obama's re-election, had the integrity to express his outrage. A pity that New York Senator Chuck Schumer, unlike Koch, has chosen political expediency instead and is backing Hagel's outrageous candidacy.