Donald Rumsfeld

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As Donald Rumsfeld heads to the grave, we should remember the blunders of recent wars, but let us also remember the Rumsfeld of earlier years, writes David Gergen. ...
In a statement, former President George W. Bush hailed what he called Rumsfeld’s “steady service as a wartime secretary of defense — a duty he carried out with strength, skill, and honor.” ...
Rachel Maddow revisits the story of Frederick Douglass being sent by his slave owner to a "slave breaker" to be made docile and have his will broken. The location of the horrific torture that entailed was a plantation called "Mount Misery" and at least one person was untroubled enough by its history to purchase it as a country home. ...
Rumsfeld was what would be called "based," a word the Urban Dictionary defines as "courageous and unique or not caring what others think." ...

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