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Bush on Rumsfeld: ‘This Man Knows How To Lead…And The Country Is Better Off For It’

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Just 2 out 10 Americans approve of President Bush’s Iraq policy. It hasn’t fazed him. Today, President Bush gave outgoing Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld a “rousing endorsement.”

At his farewell ceremony, Bush said that Rumsfeld “knows how to lead and he did and the country is better off for it. Watch it:

[flv http://video.thinkprogress.org/2006/12/rumsfeldexit.320.240.flv]

The ceremony featured “an armed forces full honor parade” for Rumsfeld.