Teddy Roosevelt In Reverse

by Patrick Appel

Fred Kaplan pans Rumsfield's new memoir. As does Tom Ricks, who criticizes Rumfield for dithering when Iraq went to hell:

Rumsfeld, in retrospect, embodied the opposite of the old Teddy Roosevelt maxim: He spoke loudly and carried a small stick. He continues to do that in this strikingly dull book, which might better be called Not My Fault