Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Rumsfeld Complains in Court: I find it strange that the laws apply to me

Tanker Inquiry Finds Rumsfeld's Attention Was Elsewhere

"The topic was the largest defense procurement scandal in recent decades, and the two investigators for the Pentagon's inspector general in Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld's office on April 1, 2005, asked the secretary to raise his hand and swear to tell the truth."

"Rumsfeld agreed but complained. "I find it strange," he said to the investigators, on the grounds that as a government official "the laws apply to me" anyway."
Completly unsurprising given when you consider his boss and co-workers and the way things have been done for the past 5 years, but....
Read more of Rumsfeld's folly via (Washington Post)

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