Daily Show skewers Rumsfeld, Gonzales, Rice

It's time for the hot new Capitol Hill game show, Win Lose or WITHDRAW!


"You remember the rules. Whoever successfully evades the most questions wins additional funding. Let's meet our contestants, the returning champs, The Fighting Fighty Fighters [Donald Rumsfeld, Alberto Gonzales, Condoleezza Rice]."
"Their opponents, everyone else in the world… and… reality."
The first player up--Donald Rumsfeld.

After Rumsfeld was challenged at the Armed Services Committee last week by Hillary Clinton on his "rosy" outlooks on Iraq, Rumsfeld responded:
"I have never painted a rosy picture. I have been very measured in my words and you would have a dickens of a time trying to find instances where I have been excessively optimistic."
Not so surprisingly, Stewart didn't have a "dickens of a time" finding examples of Rumsfeld painting a rosy picture of Iraq.
"In the spirit of such, Secretary Rumsfeld, prepare to be visited by the ghost of sound bites past…"

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