4,952. 4/11/2003

In Iraq, after troops entered Baghdad on April 9, 2003, “Looting on a massive scale broke out, but U.S. forces did not attempt to stop it. When reporters asked about the escalating level of violence and chaos in Baghdad [on April 11, 2003], Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld made his now famous comment: ‘Freedom is untidy.’ ”

 – Matthew M. Aid, The Secret Sentry, Page 264

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