One day, when he was in the third grade, Donald Rumsfeld brought a bomb to school. He put it on the teacher’s desk.
“Is it real?” she asked.
“Maybe,” he replied.
“You mean you brought it to school, and you don’t know whether or not the thing is armed?” she asked.
“It’s really hard to know something like that,” he said. “At least until all the facts are in.” ...