Under the Radar

Rummy Identifies the Enemy


In an interview with the Financial Times on Super Bowl Sunday, our former Secretary of Defense gave some thoughts on evil in America.

At the end of a long interview about Rummy's new memoir Known and Unknown, reporter Gideon Rachman brings up the big game:

As we get ready to part, we resort to the standard topic for male banter – sport. The Super Bowl – the most important game of the American football season – is being played that night, and Rumsfeld asks if I will be supporting the Pittsburgh Steelers or the Green Bay Packers. I say I like the Steelers, because I have memories of watching them play some epic games against the Oakland Raiders, in my first visits to the United States in the 1970s. “Oh nobody could support the Raiders,” he says, “they’re evil.” At this the retired boss of the Pentagon laughs heartily, and strolls back to his office and his archive of documents.
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