December 1, 2009

I posted Andrea Mitchell's segment on this earlier. Now it's Tweety's turn to regurgitate gossip rag The Politico's stenography for old five deferments Dick Cheney. I'm sure every "news" outlet in the country will be following suit before the night's over. Matthews asks Jim VandeHei if Cheney just has a grude against President Obama and after VandeHei answers him follows up with this:

Matthews: No what I mean by a grudge...I'm asking you for something that is reportable. The fact that he was easily available, you were able to get him for this interview, the fact that he's giving this harangue against the President for ninety minutes. That he's devoted himself in a way that Condi Rice has not, that George W. Bush has not, that Rumsfelf has not. He has singled himself out for this duty of attacking the President like a rear gunner on an airplane. The fact that he's singled himself out for this duty--does that tell you that he has a grudge that's personal?

Uh Chris...there's nothing dutiful about what Dick Cheney is doing right now. And it really gets old hearing you refer to these chickenhawks as though they're some brave warriors fighting battles when all they're actually doing is taking cheap political shots at the President, with your help. If I hear the words Cheney and guns together I sure as hell don't think of airplanes. Friend's faces and small tame animals being killed at close range come to mind instead.

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