Rumsfeld Resigning!


No firm details yet, but less that two weeks after president Bush declared Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld was doing a "fantastic job," the architect of the course we've been staying has been kicked to the curb.

Politicswise, this is a no-brainer for Bush. When all else fails, cut the albatross from your neck. This helps stanch the bleeding from last night's massacre.

But this also opens up space for today's theory du jour. Joe Lieberman gets tapped as Sec. Def. Connecticut's GOP governor taps a GOP replacement, resulting in a deadlocked, Dick-Cheney-ruled Senate.

more: DRUDGE REPORT 2006 ®

UPDATE: Bob Gates (a longtime CIA hand, and Iran-Contra figure) has been nominated as Rummy's replacement.

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