How many generals oppose Rumsfeld?

Katrina Vanden Heuvel, the editor of The Nation, relishes the controversy over a few retired generals who have called for Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld to resign. Joining the media dogpile, Vanden Heuvel asks:

Batiste. Eaton. Newbold. Riggs. Zinni… Is there a retired general left in the States who hasn’t called on Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld to fall on his sword? While The Nation suggested he resign in April, 2003, an unanticipated and unprecedented cast of characters has joined the growing chorus.

So far something like six of these guys have sounded off. Heck, I’ll be generous. Let’s say a full dozen are out there talking to the mainstream media and urging Rumsfeld’s ouster. Where does that leave us? Right here, Katrina:

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Yes, that’s a giant chorus of condemnation. This is only based on the estimate that there are roughly 4,700 retired generals and admirals, so do your own math. Maybe it’ll be more persuasive.

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Dirty bomb in Boston?

Get everything you need to know about the possible dirty bomb threat in Boston at The Counterterrorism Blog.
Hat tip: Powerpundit

UPDATE: Michelle Malkin’s all over it … especially the illegal immigration angle.
Could this be a head fake? I mean, are the terrorists drawing our attention to Boston while the real target is the Inauguration? Or are they hoping to stretch our security resources thin by forcing us to concentrate on two major cities … so they can hit a third? Just speculating.