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Who HASN'T Rumsfeld Offended?


Former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice(Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Donald Rumsfeld's new book Known and Unknown has raised the bar on the talent he mastered as Bush's secretary of defense: offending just about everybody. Here's to those who have borne the brunt of Rumsfeld's criticism -- and those who have made it by unscathed, so far.

Offended: Condoleezza Rice


PBS’s Gwen Ifill says Rumsfeld may have thought of Condoleezza Rice as loyal but not competent as national security adviser or secretary of State, and that the two butted heads often: "'I don't want four hands on the steering wheel,' he advised [Coalition Provisional Authority chief Paul] Bremer, who he discovered was talking daily to Rice."

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