Donald Rumsfeld is Still an Insufferable Twit

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You make the call: is Donald Rumsfeld the worst Secretary of Defense ever? It’s a tough one, since there have been a few other famous losers too. But you know, at least Robert McNamara eventually came to his senses and later admitted that he had been wrong. That’s something. But Rumsfeld just continues to be a jackass.

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