The WH backs Rummy
Republican Senators John McCain, Chuck Hagel, Trent Lott, Susie Collins, and Norm Coleman have each either blasted Sec Def Donald Rumsfeld in the press or said that he should quit.
The White House, however backs their Defense Secretary:
"Secretary Rumsfeld is doing a great job leading our efforts at the Department of Defense to win the war on terrorism and to help bring about a free and peaceful Iraq, and the president is focused on working closely with him on those matters," said White House spokesman Scott McClellan.It's the President's cabinet, and the only thing Rummy has done which would demand his immediate resignation is that he has not played the MSM game, admitting that they were correct as always and he is a… Miserable Failure. (Where's Dick Gephardt? I borrowed his term.
Housekeeping: Sometime after the 1st of the year, or before it, this li'l weblog will be published using something called "Mingus." As much as that conjures up the image of one of the greatest musicians of the 20th century, it's just blogging software.