December 9, 2004

Romenesko Misc.
Chattanooga Times Free Press reporter Lee Pitts, who is embedded with a National Guard unit from Tennessee, tells colleagues that only soldiers were allowed to quiz Donald Rumsfeld in Kuwait. “So I brought two of them along with me as my escorts,” writes Pitts. “Before hand we worked on questions to ask Rumsfeld about the appalling lack of armor their vehicles going into combat have. While waiting for the VIP, I went and found the Sgt. in charge of the microphone for the question and answer session and made sure he knew to get my guys out of the crowd.”

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