Friday, November 02, 2007

Oh Rummy

Donald Rumsfeld, gone but not forgotten. Well how could we given his "legacy" to the world.

According to the Wash post new docs have come to light on what Rummy thought and presumably wrote at his infamous standing desk that he used to justify stress positions on prisoners.

See here.

Below is the article intro;

In a series of internal musings and memos to his staff, then-Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld argued that Muslims avoid "physical labor" and wrote of the need to "keep elevating the threat," "link Iraq to Iran" and develop "bumper sticker statements" to rally public support for an increasingly unpopular war. The memos, often referred to as "snowflakes," shed light on Rumsfeld's brusque management style and on his efforts to address key challenges during his tenure as Pentagon chief. Spanning from 2002 to shortly after his resignation following the 2006 congressional elections, a sampling of his trademark missives obtained yesterday reveals a defense secretary disdainful of media criticism and driven to reshape public opinion of the Iraq war... (click here to continue)

What an awesome human being. And, here he is meeting another awesome human being to whom he was trying to sell weapons back in the 80's

1 comment:

  1. Reinforcing the fact that he is a a revolting human being.


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