Thursday, February 22, 2007

Er, Donald Rumsfeld did resign, didn't he?

Dick Cheney doesn't seem sure. He gave an interview to ABC's Jonathan Karl on Wednesday on his way to Japan; here's one exchange, as reproduced by the Politico (emphasis added):

Karl: "So what's your take on where Secretary Rumsfeld fits in?"

Cheney: "I think Don's a great secretary. I know a little bit about the job. I've watched what he's done over there for six years. I think he did a superb job in terms of managing the Pentagon under extraordinarily difficult circumstances...."

So, um, which is it, Dick?

I know it was reported last month that Rummy had set up a well-staffed Pentagon "transition office" and had been declared a "nonpaid consultant." That is the extent of it -- right?

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