Via Think Progress comes a hysterical soundbite from outgoing Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld at a Pentagon Townhall meeting today.
QUESTION: Mr. Secretary, I’m wondering what books you read while you were secretary that you found most useful and edifying.
RUMSFELD: I started reading a number of books about the Civil War…But I stopped. I found the struggle going on — gosh, those years, there were so many people killed and wounded, and they were all Americans.
Goodness, for old Rummy’s sake, let’s not wait 12 days to swear in Robert Gates.