On the show, comedian Louis C.K. asked Rumsfeld pointedly: “Are you a lizard?”
War has, as Rumsfeld points out in The Unknown Known, unintended consequences.
And, neither President Bush nor Defense Secretary Rumsfeld was paying close enough attention to intervene.
If FAIR v. Rumsfeld is a good measure, she will not be an activist judge.
THE DAILY BEAST: How the hell did you get Rumsfeld to agree to do this?
Both Cheney and Rumsfeld tried to make end runs around Rice, sometimes apparently cutting the president out of the loop as well.
Rumsfeld says he should have used the phrase "suspect sites."
But Rice also writes that she resisted lobbying hard against Rumsfeld.
“We had members of Congress savaging what was going on down there [at Gitmo],” Rumsfeld said.
Rumsfeld: First of all, this was the first war of the 21st century.