The Corner

Rumsfeld’s Resignation: The Timing

Rich, Bush could have gotten rid of Rumsfeld between the summer and the election. He could have had Rumsfeld step down the day after the Foley scandal broke. Then he could have gotten back to national security.

Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.