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Democrat 4 Ever Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-29-07 12:57 PM
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The Unraveling of Dick Cheney - Dan Froomkin eviscerates Cheney
Froomkin has a complete rundown of what national newspapers are saying about the looneyness of Dickhead. Hits on CNN, Newsweek, Scripps Howard, Maureen Dowd, Carl Hiaasen (personal favorite!), Greg Mitchell, NYT Editorial Board, Jon Stewart, Washington Post, Maury Waas, AP, LA Times, and McClatchy. Nice synopsis of national media coverage.

The Unraveling of Dick Cheney

By Dan Froomkin
Special to washingtonpost.com
Monday, January 29, 2007; 12:18 PM



While Dick Cheney undoubtedly remains the most powerful vice president this nation has ever seen, it's becoming increasingly unclear whether anyone outside the White House believes a word he says.

Inside the West Wing, Cheney's influence remains considerable. In fact, nothing better explains Bush's perplexing plan to send more troops to Iraq than Cheney's neoconservative conviction that showing the world that we have the "stomach for the fight" is the most important thing -- even if it isn't accomplishing the things we're supposed to be fighting for. Even if it's backfiring horribly.

But as his astonishing interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer laid bare last week, Cheney is increasingly out of touch with reality. He seems to think that by asserting things that are simply untrue, he can make others believe they are so.

Maybe that works within the White House. But for the rest of us, it's becoming a better bet to assume that everything -- or almost everything -- Cheney says is flat wrong.

And the rest of the story is at -

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/linkset/20...

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bleedingheart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-29-07 01:09 PM
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1. Where was "Mr. 5-Deferments" stomach when Vietnam was going on?
oh I forgot...he had better things to do...

I think that man is the embodiment of pure evil.
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Straight Shooter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-29-07 01:17 PM
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2. Actually fighting in a war makes men weak; therefore, real courage comes from men with 5 deferments.
:sarcasm:
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seemslikeadream Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-29-07 01:42 PM
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3. sorry Democrat 4 Ever
I didn't see your post :hi:
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seafan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-29-07 02:18 PM
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4. Does this sound like a threat from Cheney?
From Froomkin's Washington Post piece today, January 29, 2007:


But for Cheney, Iraq is an "enormous successes," it's the media's fault that more people don't recognize that, and showing "lack of stomach" in Iraq would lead not just to a debacle there but to cataclysmic domino-style effects across the globe and terrorist attacks within our borders.



What he is saying is, either way, there is going to be catastrophe in the Middle East. He feels us breathing down his neck to stop him, and now it will be a race against time to carry out his maniacal neocon fantasies across the entire Middle East.


Reminds me of how he menaced in 2004 that if we voted for John Kerry, "we would be hit again."


Attention, Congress. Remove this psychopath and his puppet NOW.


Time is running out for the survival of our world.

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