Monday, November 21, 2005

Rummy covers own ass, fails to go down with ship

Donald Rumsfeld feverishly backpedalling his position and actions leading up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq on Sunday's 'This Week' with George Stephanopolous on ABC.

STEPHANOPOULOS: If you had known that no weapons of mass destruction would
be found, would you have advocated invasion?

RUMSFELD: I didn’t advocate invasion.

STEPHANOPOULOS: You didn’t?

RUMSFELD: No, I wasn’t
asked. If you read all the books and the things —

Keep on covering your own ass rather than being a grown up and taking responsibility for the hole you helped to dig.

This isn't the least bit surprising to me.

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