8. Donald Rumsfeld,
"Heck of a job Rummy!"
Fact: Rummy is 72 years young!
Fact: Rummy was an Eagle Scout!
Fact: In 1980, Rummy was named "Outstanding Chief Executive Officer in the Pharmaceutical Industry!"
Fact: In the mid 1990s, Rummy and his colleague Dick Cheney co-founded The Project for the New American Century, whose goal was to "promote American global leadership!"
Fact: In 2000, The Project for the New American Century proposed invading Iraq!
Fact: In 2003, Rummy's crack invasion took Baghdad in less than a month, with few U.S. casualties!
Fact: Rummy no longer uses an automatic pen to sign letters to the families of fallen soldiers!
Fact: Rummy won Asshole of the Year in 2004!
Fact: Rummy speaks in poetic verse! He composed this piece Dec. 8 on The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer:
A CHALLENGE TO YOU, MR. REPORTERAHOY says 'Amen,' Rummy!
I'm not in your business.
I don't walk in your shoes.
I don't know how tough it is.
It has to be tough.
But all I know is that
There are 150,000 troops over there
Who keep asking me,
What in the world is going on?