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Rumsfeld has been given a new nickname, Donald Duck, in press and army
circles, after he managed to keep his job following damaging comments from a number
of retired generals, who criticized him for being arrogant.
insisted to reporters that he was no 'Mickey Mouse
Secretary of Defense' and that "suggestions
that this criticism [from the
generals] would cause me to quit, were always just
calls for my resignation were just a 'Silly Symphony'", he told one
I know I'm not exactly Snow White, but expectations that this tirade of
abuse would lead to my resignation were always just pure Fantasia."
concluded the interview by assuring his audience:
will be here loyally supporting Dumbo for as long as he needs me."