The Schlesinger diaries – President Ford call Rumsfeld “the rottenest person he had known in government.”

October 4, 2007 at 9:16 pm | Posted in Rumsfeld, Schlesinger | 1 Comment

Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. Shortly before he died earlier this year, he instructed two of his sons to prepare his diaries for publication. The resulting book, “Journals: 1952-2000,” contains juicy morsels on every one of its 858 pages.leading Gerald Ford to remark, “Sometimes I wish I had never pardoned that son of a bitch.” Later he quotes Kissinger describing George H.W. Bush as “a very petty man” and Donald Rumsfeld as “the rottenest person he had known in government.”

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