Let me say publicly that DonBoy’s answer exudes a combination of intuitive genius and confidence that make me think DonBoy is going to do big things in his life. -- Steven D. Levitt (Freakonomics blog)
Friday, December 10, 2004
Another part of Rumsfeld's performance this week suggests a little more behind it than raw callousness, despite the pleasure of thinking the worst of him:
And if you think about it, you can have all the armor in the world on a tank and a tank can be blown up. And you can have an up-armored humvee and it can be blown up.Remember, this is a man who was sitting at his desk when a plane flew into his building. Not that this should be driving his attitude towards armored vehicles, but it might explain what pops out of his mouth.