Free the Rumsfeld One!

Most of us consider forced labor to be a thing of the past, an artifact of a former age, now little more than an ugly, if extended, episode in American history. Though a sweatshop or slave ring may be uncovered now and again, we believe, certainly our elected officials would never compel anyone to work against his will, at least not unless they were convicted of something horrible like smoking pot.

Imagine our surprise, then, to learn of the involuntary servitude being imposed at the highest levels of our national government, by none other than the PotUS idiotus himself:
"I've offered my resignation to the president twice," Rumsfeld shot back, adding that President Bush decided not to accept it. "That's his call."
Shocking. Just shocking. The man in charge of the Pentagon, held against his will. It must be a very stressful situation for him, and it certainly shows in his work. It's not like he wants to come off as a smarmy, glib, MacNamara wannabe, y'know.

Meanwhile, back at the ranch:
Q: Would the President share with us what he told Donald Rumsfeld when he refused to accept his resignation offer?

MR. McCLELLAN: I think that this issue came up a while back. I don't think there's any point in going back through that. Secretary Rumsfeld is doing a great job at the Department of Defense and working to succeed in both Afghanistan and Iraq and address other threats that we face, as well as helping to transform our military.
Scotty dodged the question nicely, but the fact that Gee-Dub likes him is no reason to keep the poor man on against his will. Let him go, Mister Pretzeldent, and we'll get you somebody new to play with. Hey, have you ever been to Neverland Ranch?

Free the Rumsfeld One!

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