Dear Donald, Please Read Your Own Memos

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In the tortured history of Bush
Administration testimony to Congress has anything more absurd been
uttered than the following remark by Donald Rumsfeld?

Early in my tenure as secretary of defense, I wrote a
memo for the men and women of the Department of Defense,” Rumsfeld
told the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. “You will
note that principle number one _ the very first _ was: ‘Do nothing
that could raise questions about the credibility of
DOD.’

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Don Pogreba

Don Pogreba is an eighteen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.

His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.

In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it's a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.

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