Rumsfeld: Worse than you thought

Alex Koppelman delves deeper into GQ's Rumsfled revelations, in particular, his participation, or lack thereof, in the Katrina catastrophe.

From Salon's Alex Koppelman:

That's the most visually stunning element of Draper's story, but the portrait he paints of Rumsfeld as bureaucratic player is astounding too. The story of his actions in the wake of Hurricane Katrina is particularly damning. "It was commonly known in the West Wing that there was a battle with Rumsfeld regarding this," Draper quotes one unnamed former "top White House official" as saying. "I can't imagine another defense secretary throwing up the kinds of obstacles he did."

Draper writes:

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