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Donald Rumsfeld Speaks About Cancelling NY Times Subscription: ‘Repulsive’

"I made my choice and cancelled my subscription. . . it's been a long run but it's over."

Last Sunday, New York Times columnist Paul Krugman's insensitive blog post filled with strange and insulting accusations about President Bush, Rudy Giuliani and others sparked a controversy that continues to unfold.

Former Secretary of State Donald Rumsfeld found Krugman's comments so offensive that he tweeted he was canceling his subscription to the NY Times. On Tuesday, Rumsfled spoke out for the first time about his reaction.

During an interview with radio talk show host Joe Pags that aired on WOAI, Rumsfled referred to the Times story as "repugnant," "repulsive," "untrue," and "terrible." He told Pags about he has been reading the Times since 1950 when he was in college, but Krugman's comments finally led him to the conclusion that "It's been a long run, but it's over:"

(H/T Joe Pags)

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