Monday, February 26, 2007

The People vs. Darth Cheney

GQ, the men's fashion mag weighs in on the public opinion of 'Big Dick'.
With Cheney, there are also no lingering questions about capacity, motive, or malice. Over the past six years, as the country has spiraled into military misadventure, fiscal madness, and environmental meltdown, the vice president has not merely been wrong about the issues; he has been duplicitous, deceitful, and deliberately destructive to the American democracy. These things can no longer be denied by rational minds...read more
Think Progress posts the interview of President Jimmy Carter ripping Dick an new one. Read or watch it here.

3 comments:

op99 said...

Josh Marshall was all over the myth of Dick Cheney's "competence" way back in September 2002, in this seminal article in Washington Monthly: "Confidence Men -
Why the myth of Republican competence persists,
despite all the evidence to the contrary."

Check it out. All the neocons have been running this "I'm competent because I assert it" scam their whole lives, even though the evidence of their many collosal screwups in and out of government is all around them.

http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/features/2001/0209.marshall.html

HopeSpringsATurtle said...

Thanks Op...

op99 said...

YW, Hope. I have so much respect for the work Marshall does - he's months and years ahead of the curve on a lot of things.

Although I don't think he was opposed to the Iraq invasion at first, IIRC. I wish Hillary could redeem herself like Josh has in that department.