Wow. Our experiment is off to a great start—let's see if we can finish it off sooner than expected.
From Fran Townsend, George Bush's assistant for homeland security and counterterrorism, when White House chief of staff Andy Card called during Hurricane Rita to ask her what she needed:
“I want to know if the president knows what a fucking asshole Don Rumsfeld is.”
Probably not. But plenty of other people did. Robert Draper's full story is here.