Eighth General joins chorus calling for Rumsfeld resignation

Published: Monday April 24, 2006

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Ret. Marine General Paul Van Ripper has become the 8th retired U.S. General to call for the resignation of Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, according to an interview with Fox News.

Ripper retired before Rumsfeld took office, but is currently engaged in war games with two branches of the military. He claims that many currently serving share his view.

Van Ripper has stated that Iraq was "When I look at where we are in this war today, and imagine where we could have been if the right number of troops had been put in at the right time and been deployed correctly," Paul Van Ripper "It makes me think we need new leadership."

"If I was the president, I would have relieved him three years ago."

You can view the entire Fox segment at Crooks & Liars.