"Someone remarked that it was lucky Rumsfeld had pissed off the generals, because that ruled out a military coup. I wasn't sure if he was joking, and probably neither was he." -- Mick Farren

Rumsfeld fired

"It was only after he was forced to do so by an electoral defeat that President Bush called for genuine bipartisanship yesterday. Imagine what the world would look like if he had done that a year or two ago." -- E.J. Dionne, November 9

Democrats take control of the Senate

Rumsfeld set to be prosecuted in Germany for war crimes

Congressional Democrats ready to push for Iraq withdrawal in 4-6 months

CIA admits to existence of documents proving Bush authorized torture of detainees