In addition to being ubiquitous, Rumsfeld has always
been candid, Martin said.
"Rumsfeld has always been quite open that the point
here is to kill people," Martin said. "Somebody asked him, 'Why are
we using cluster bombs?'. He said, 'We're using cluster bombs because
we want to kill as many of the Taliban fighters as we possibly can.'
Asked, 'Do you want Osama bin Laden dead or alive?' he said 'I prefer him
- Veteran CBS Pentagon Correspondent David Martin quoted in The Chicago
Tribune, January 7, 2002.