You Go to War With the Defense Secretary You Have

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And so, finally, Rumsfeld is sent packing. At a White House press conference earlier this afternoon, George Bush acknowledged that maybe the country isn't so much liking him these days — and the country was absolutely detesting his defense secretary. It's a day late and a dollar short — years late and untold lives short? — but Donald Rumsfeld has tendered his resignation and will be replaced by former CIA chief Robert Gates. Jon Dolan's got his take on the announcement at Early and Often.

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