Rumsfeld is on TV this minute, saying over and over that the killings at Mosul made him feel human emotions. This has to be today's talking point; he's repeating it enough. Using all of those deaths to fix his political damage. That's power for you. Life hands the little people lemons, he gets the lemonade.
Good James Wolcott today:
How many more soldiers and civilians are going to die in vain in Iraq to prove that those who died before them didn't die in vain?