Donald Rumsfeld to Hawk New Rules Book Tonight at Nixon Presidential Library

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Rumsfeld to world: Learn to say, "I don't know!"
Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld is scheduled to appear tonight at the Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda in an effort to hawk his latest contribution to the literary world: Rumsfeld's Rules.

Persons eager to see Rumsfeld--who has also worked as a Republican congressman, airline executive, U.S. Ambassador to NATO, RAND Corporation director, White House chief of staff and a chief architect of the Iraq War--can pay the $48 admission fee, plus the book's full listing price, $27.99, at the 7 p.m. event.

Orange County liberals--who remain unhappy with George W. Bush administration lies that led to the Iraq invasion--are planning to protest Rumsfeld's appearance beginning at 6:30 p.m. outside the library.

Rumsfeld's Rules, called "tough" and "acute" by Henry Kissinger and "recycled palaver" by a more skeptical reader, is presently the top-selling book in the business and organization management category at Amazon.com, where the tome is available for $18.19.

What type of advice can you expect from Rummy?

He wants people to learn to say, "I don't know" and, "Be precise."

Also, Rumsfeld underscores that, "It's easier to get into something than to get out of it."

Despite that seeming simplicity, the always-insightful Al Kamen at The Washington Post called the book "a brisk and fun read."

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Signed copies of the book will be available for order HERE through the Nixon Foundation.

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madebutante
madebutante

RSM, PuLeeze don't call me a liberal! Believe me, I agree w/ Daniel Ellsberg that Obama is worse than Bush. I was NOT there for the Dem party but for people who don't appreciate my being there taking a stand for them (obviously, by the silly comments made here), bur for them and everyone, anyway.. Our fucking country is going to hell (in a handbasket, on a drone, simply by poverty? who knows, but who needs a 2 mile wide tornado, likely helped along by our own government who won't release info on green energy, and who doesn't give a flying fuck about us?)
Enjoy the video:http://youtu.be/s4rx19ojIAU

n2bigmuscle
n2bigmuscle topcommenter

I loved his feisty press conferences.

Steve Lanzi
Steve Lanzi

No worries, Gustavo will be selling tomatoes to the protestors. ;-)

vegandawg23
vegandawg23 topcommenter

Damn $48! And have to deal with a bunch of dirtbag protesters on top of it. Guess i'll catch it on youtube. 

vegandawg23
vegandawg23 topcommenter

Thanks! Finally you write about an event worth going to. 

ocsurfgirl
ocsurfgirl

Put your money where your mouth is pig.

ocsurfgirl
ocsurfgirl

If the Weekly doesn't write about events that you find are worth going to why do you comment on so many articles? You may find the Register more to your taste. Go spout your ignorant, racist bullshit over there.

vegandawg23
vegandawg23 topcommenter

@ocsurfgirl The usual tolerance and support for diversity from the left. You want someone to leave and stop commenting because you don't agree with them?!? You belong with these protesters trying to stop Rumsfeld from speaking. 

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