If you don't believe this, I don't blame you.There is, however, a video of it at Think Progress, so you can see for yourself.
I find this to be utterly fascinating. Rumsfeld doesn't have the stomach for wars that ended over a hundred years ago? He can only stomach the war with the happy ending? I hope he was just being political--saying something that makes him seem more sympathetic due to the self-professed empathy he feels for dead American soldiers.
By the way something, a judge is pondering whether or not Rummy should face a civil suit for his role in the torture of detainees held in Iraq and Afghanistan. It would be an unprecedented case.
VIDEO: Webster's Dictionary Word of the the Year award winner Stephen Colbert points out that Rumsfeld would be perfect as the head of NASA's project to put a permanant base on the moon.
Tags: Civil War, Donald Rumsfeld, Iraq War.