Rumsfeld - Incomparably Tone Deaf
Rumsfeld and Cheney are the Romulus and Remus of the modern neocon hard line movement of the misbegotten and tragic Bush administration.
Essentially they represent the worst in American politics - long standing hacks reappearing over decades throughout many administration's, learning the worst, circumventing democracy whenever possible, and filled with a know it all arrogance that is truly nauseating. These two elevated themselves to the level of power mad gods. Their fall was sealed from the start.
Men Style: AND HE SHALL BE JUDGED
...they believe that Rumsfeld’s actions epitomized the very traits—arrogance, stubbornness, obliviousness, ineptitude—that critics say drove the Bush presidency off the rails.
...Rumsfeld impaired (Bush) administration performance on a host of matters extending well beyond Iraq to impact America’s relations with other nations, the safety of our troops, and the response to Hurricane Katrina.