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Huh? Defense Sec. Panetta doesn’t ‘know who the hell controls Selective Service’

http://twitter.com/#!/pbsgwen/status/294523375605383170

At a Pentagon briefing today, outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta was asked how his lifting of the ban on women in combat would affect the Selective Service going forward. He would’ve liked to answer that question, but he needed a little information first:

Oh. RT @timkmak: “I don’t know who the hell controls selective service, to tell you the truth.” -Panetta

— Lachlan Markay (@lachlan) January 24, 2013

Well, that’s reassuring.

It makes sense if you, uh, wait, no, huh RT ‏@timkmak “I don’t know who the hell controls selective service, to tell you the truth.” Panetta

— Logan Dobson (@LoganDobson) January 24, 2013

SecDef can’t Google? RT @pbsgwen: “I don’t know who the hell controls Selective Service, to tell you the truth.” Panetta…

— Bryan Preston (@texasbryanp) January 24, 2013

Did Leon Panetta really just say he does not know “who in the hell” is responsible for Selective Service registrations?Wow. pathetic.

— djk_mitre (@djk_mitre) January 24, 2013

love the candor of retiring officials RT @timkmak: “I don’t know who the hell controls selective service, to tell you the truth.” -Panetta

— Jason Gagnon (@JasonGagnon) January 24, 2013

The answer, Mr. Secretary, is Lawrence G. Romo. Enjoy your retirement.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/01/24/huh-defense-sec-panetta-doesnt-know-who-the-hell-controls-selective-service/

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