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MikeG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 10:21 AM
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A parka, a ski cap and hiking boots. The new Neocon uniform?
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Warpy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 10:26 AM
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1. Considering the strict dress code this bunch maintains
I think we can safely assume that having Cheney dress for a day of duck hunting delivered the message the neocons wanted it to.

For anybody who mewls, "but it was cold,!" remind them it was cold on inauguration day, and he was appropriately dressed for that.
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thecorster Donating Member (336 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 10:34 AM
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7. also, bring this up:
there were hundreds of people there in the cold. they weren't dressed like construction workers. His own WIFE was dressed appropriately. I assume they got ready together. I think he just didn't give a shit about the event, cold or not.
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KittyWampus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 12:04 PM
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15. Actually Warpy, For Inauguration Dick Didn't Even WEAR An Overcoat
he was sworn in wearing just a suit jacket.
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htuttle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 10:27 AM
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2. Do you think they'll start riding Vespa's, too?


Since Putin rides a Ural, I bet he's a rocker.
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tx_dem41 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 10:29 AM
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4. Well, I'm a "mod"....
Don't try to push Cheney into our camp...PLEASE!
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rucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 10:28 AM
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3. Gosh I hope not.
I wear that stuff on occasion.

On the other hand, I haven't visited very many concentration camps lately...
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tx_dem41 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 10:30 AM
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5. He didn't wear it to the concentration camp.
The picture in the OP, was taken later in the day.
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Hoping4Change Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 10:58 AM
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10. Where do you get that information?
"The ceremony at the Nazi death camp was outdoors,.."


http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A43247-20...



"The ceremony at the Nazi death camp was outdoors, so those in attendance, such as French President Jacques Chirac and Russian President Vladimir Putin, were wearing dark, formal overcoats and dress shoes or boots."

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050129/asp/foreign/story...

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tx_dem41 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 11:23 AM
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13. I stand corrected.
When he was inside the buildings at Auschwitz, he had a coat and tie on. But the picture shown was taken at Auschwitz.

I appreciate you calling me on it. I deserved it.

:thumbsup:
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Robbien Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 10:31 AM
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6. This is a deliberate distraction. Cheney's energy documents
are before the judges right now who are deciding on whether they should be released. Halliburton is changing their Iran operations around.

Don't look at those issues,

just talk about Cheney's bad taste in clothes.
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dkofos Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 10:46 AM
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8. Why make a big deal of this??
I don't agree with anything that dick says or does, but
I would have dressed for comfort in the same circumstance.

If you want to rag on the asshole rag on him for something worthwhile.

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MikeG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 10:57 AM
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9. I rag for both worthwhile and not worthwhile. Just like they do.
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neweurope Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 11:11 AM
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12. But this is worthwile. When you're representing your country everything is
symbolic. And you just don't "dress for comfort" at an Auschwitz ceremony of all places. If you do, everybody else gets the message.


-----------------

Remember Fallujah

Bush to The Hague!
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CrownPrinceBandar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 11:04 AM
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11. Dressed like the warhawk he is...................
and the soldier he never was.

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marions ghost Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 11:20 PM
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16. looks cold
stuffings comin out...
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magellan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 01:57 AM
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17. Okay, that is just damned disrespectful
Even being evil incarnate is no excuse for wearing such inappropriate clothing to a somber memorial. I am so ashamed of these iditos who are representing us to the world!! :cry:
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The Backlash Cometh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 11:50 AM
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14. Maybe Cheney thought he was going to a global warming symposium?
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