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Monday, September 22, 2003

Rummy's Poetry

Slate has an article up with a second installment of Donal Rumsfeld's "poetry." It's pretty lame, unfortunately. Much better was the first installment, which included gems such as this:

The Unknown
As we know,
There are known knowns.
There are things we know we know.
We also know
There are known unknowns.
That is to say
We know there are some things
We do not know.
But there are also unknown unknowns,
The ones we don't know
We don't know.

--Feb. 12, 2002, Department of Defense news briefing