In the days after juicy details from ex-Vice President Dick Cheney’s new book hit the airwaves, Cheney and former Secretary of State Colin Powell have exchanged tired volleys of blame and self-defense.
Here’s an article.
Mr. Cheney’s complaints further expose the shocking amount of discord and infighting in the Bush Administration, and the punishments faced by more reasonable figures for crossing the rabid hardliners. For all President Obama’s timidity, particularly in the face of economic hostage-taking by House Republicans, feuds like these among ex-Bush officials simply make the current president look more appealing. Keep it up, Mr. Cheney, and we may re-elect President Obama in 2012.