Colbert v Rumsfeld

Two worthy opponents sparred Monday night. Comedian Stephen Colbert is famously good at skewering his subject (will anyone ever forget how he demolished George W. Bush at the 2006 White House Correspondents’ Dinner?) and former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld is very adept at avoiding awkward questions, turning the thrust back at his questioner. (In response to a soldier who who asked why they had to dig through rubble to find armor for their tanks, Rumsfeld replied, “You go to war with the army you have, not the army you might want or wish to have.”

Last night on the Late Show Rumsfeld told his host, “If it’s a fact, it’s not intelligence.” Watch Colbert put Rumsfeld on the spot:

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One response to “Colbert v Rumsfeld

  1. Ben

    “…if it were a fact, it wouldn’t be called intelligence…”? Rumsfeld just out-Rummied Rumsfeld.

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