As we already discussed here, Donald Rumsfeld has been doing his best to try to revise history and what he said about building a democracy in Iraq while his boss George W. Bush was still in office, and hoping the public has a bad case of amnesia and can't remember what happened a decade or so ago.
The Nightly Show's Larry Wilmore took his viewers on a little trip down memory lane, and played some footage of Rumsfeld then and now and let him have it for telling the Times of London that “The idea that we could fashion a democracy in Iraq seemed to me unrealistic.”
WILMORE: Really Don? It seemed f**king unrealistic to you? Really? For how long?
CNN Host: " I was concerned about it when I first heard those words.”
WILMORE: From when you first heard it? So from the very beginning, you were convinced that we would not succeed?
RUMSFELD: From the very beginning, we were convinced that we would succeed. And that means that that regime would end.
WILMORE: Holy shit! Do you not know that your speeches are videotaped? What are you? A cop shooting an unarmed black man? What are you? There are literally cameras in the room. [...]
So now that 4425 Americans have died in Iraq, Rummy is saying he knew trying to bomb into a democracy was a bad idea. Which leaves only one question Don. Which of your former posse are you throwing under the bus for this little oversight we call a thirteen year quagmire?
You gonna' blame Bush, Cheney, Powell. I mean at this point, why not blame the black guy?
Cue the media reading a report that Rumsfeld is blaming Obama.
WILMORE: Are you f**king kidding me? Why did you take me literally? You're blaming Obama for this. You cannot do that.
After getting a visit from hell from Jeffrey Dahmer, Idi Amin, Hitler and Judas, Larry found out the hard way you can blame the black guy for just about anything and everything. Thanks Obama!