This Is Not Surprising, But It Is Important
Unlike the two Presidents Bush, whom he served (Bush I) as secretary of defense and (Bush II) as vice president, Dick Cheney has come out in favor of Donald Trump. Cheney is not just the most eminent of GOP éminences …
Barbara Boxer: Cheney ‘Sick’ to Criticize Obama on Iraq
Senator Barbara Boxer (D., Calif.) thinks former vice president Dick Cheney’s recent criticism of President Obama’s foreign policy is “sick.”
Boxer was asked by CBS’s Norah O’Donnell to respond to Cheney’s assertion in a recent …
Rand Paul Defends President Obama From Dick Cheney
Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) defended President Obama from former vice president Dick Cheney’s critiques of his policy in Iraq, saying that he faults Cheney and the rest of President George W. Bush’s team for launching an invasion of Iraq …
Trust the Pronunciation From the Man Himself
In an earlier edition of the Jolt, I referred to Chris Matthews’s habit of referring to the former vice president and members of his family as “Chee-nee” instead of the widespread pronunciation of “Chay-nee.”
Apparently Matthews bases his pronunication …
Cheney Decries ‘Cheap Shot’ Attempt to Draw ‘Moral Equivalent’ in Wake of Torture Report
Former vice president Dick Cheney slammed those trying to draw a moral equivalency between the United States and its enemies in the wake of a Senate report accusing the CIA of torture, calling it a “cheap shot” to compare U….
Cheney: Rand Paul ‘Basically an Isolationist’
Rand Paul is “basically an isolationist,” Dick Cheney said on Sunday.
The former vice president told ABC’s Jonathan Karl that isolationism “didn’t work in the 1930s, [and] it sure as heck won’t work in the aftermath of 9/11 when 19 guys armed …
Cheney: Why Investigate Those Who Helped Get Osama?
From the first Morning Jolt of the week:
Cheney: Why Are We Still Investigating CIA Interrogators?
While I’m on board with Cheney’s complaint, doesn’t it seem like the extremely slow-moving investigation of CIA interrogation techniques is an …
The New, Slim, Kinder, Gentler Cheney Debuts
This morning on the Today show, a dramatically slimmer Dick Cheney reappears, leading off this morning’s Jolt . . .
Dick Cheney Compliments Obama! Well, Sort of. Kinda. Almost.
Hey, look, everyone, a Kumbaya moment! Former Vice President Dick Cheney is saying …