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Rumsfeld cancels subscription over blog

Sept. 12, 2011 at 5:28 PM

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said he canceled his New York Times subscription in reaction to a blog columnist.

"After reading [Paul] Krugman's repugnant piece on [the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States], I canceled my subscription to the New York Times this a.m.," Rumsfeld posted on his Twitter page Monday.

Krugman wrote that Sept. 11 has became a "wedge issue," The Hill reported.

"What happened after 9/11 -- and I think even people on the right know this, whether they admit it or not -- was deeply shameful," Krugman wrote on his "The Conscience of a Liberal" blog Sunday. "The atrocity should have been a unifying event, but instead it became a wedge issue."

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