“Talk about Somalia, the Philippines, etc. Make the American people realize they are surrounded in the world by violent extremists.”
A Donald Rumsfeld response in 2006 to calls for his resignation. The former defense secretary also said Muslims avoid “physical labor,” to “keep elevating the threat,” “the link to Iraq to Iran” and develop “bumper sticker statements” about the Iraq war.
Further proof from the Washington Post that fear mongering is in full swing with the Bush Administration and Republican Party.