A Vice President Without Borders, Bordering on Lunacy

I’ve always thought Cheney was way out there — the most Voldemort-like official I’ve run across. But even in my harshest musings about the vice president, I never imagined that he would declare himself not only above the law, not only above the president, but actually his own dark planet — a separate entity from the White House.

by Maureen Dowd

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Published in: on June 23, 2007 at 10:19 pm  Comments (4)  

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  2. I love that Cheney was able to bully Colin Powell, Pentagon generals and George Tenet when drumming up his fake case for war, but when he tried to push around the little guys, the National Archive data collectors — I’m visualizing dedicated “We the People” wonky types with glasses and pocket protectors — they pushed back.

    Archivists are the new macho heroes of Washington.

    Aren’t archivists librarians of sorts? And haven’t our librarians been fighting the Patriot Act et al since day one? And winning, too. Don’t mess with librarians or they will mess you up.

    Go Archivists Go! Go Librarians Go!

  3. I just met a pair of DC Nat archivists, who retired here. Can’t wait to talk to them!

  4. […] A Vice President Without Borders, Bordering on Lunacy I’ve always thought Cheney was way out there — the most Voldemort-like official I’ve run across. But even in my […] […]


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