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Robert Gates, of Iran/contra memory, a "vast improvement" over Rumsfeld. Hillary Clinton of one-little-tear-has-to-fall fame will traipse with her high heels where Condoleeza's did not dare to tread.

Yep, real stalwart coadjutors of the agent of change, spare as it may be.

Congratulations, Mr. Scheer. From over the ramparts to the bottomless pit in one quick swoop.