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Perky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-19-07 11:03 PM
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Holy crap: McCain "Rumsfeld the worst Defense Secretary ever"
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Edited on Mon Feb-19-07 11:16 PM by Perky
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By BRUCE SMITH
Associated Press Writer


BLUFFTON, S.C. (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate John McCain said Monday the war in Iraq has been mismanaged for years and former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld will be remembered as one of the worst in history.

"We are paying a very heavy price for the mismanagement - that's the kindest word I can give you - of Donald Rumsfeld, of this war," the Arizona senator told an overflow crowd of more than 800 at a retirement community near Hilton Head Island, S.C. "The price is very, very heavy and I regret it enormously."

McCain, the ranking Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee, complained that Rumsfeld never put enough troops on the ground to succeed in Iraq.

"I think that Donald Rumsfeld will go down in history as one of the worst secretaries of defense in history," McCain said to applause.

The comments were in sharp contrast to McCain's statement when Rumsfeld resigned in November, and failed to address the reality that President Bush is the commander in chief.

"While Secretary Rumsfeld and I have had our differences, he deserves Americans' respect and gratitude for his many years of public service," McCain said last year when Rumsfeld stepped down.

On a two-day campaign swing in South Carolina, McCain fielded questions from the crowd for more than an hour and said the United States can succeed in Iraq with additional troops and a new strategy. McCain has been a strong proponent of using more troops and favors Bush's increase of some 21,500 U.S. forces in the nearly four-year-old war."


He was soooo stupid to do this. Now the Cabal will be dissing him left and right and in a couple of days he will wind up retracting it somehow....which will make him look wishy washy and not presidential....


He may not survive this.... I am completely serious...Cheney said Rummy was the best DOD Secretary ever.... Cheney is not a guy you want to to cross. But thatis the next question that McCain gets asked....Was Dick Cheney wrong? What else was he wrong about?



What fun!
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