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Friday, November 16, 2007

The invisible man

Posted By on Fri, Nov 16, 2007 at 12:43 PM

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Choppers buzzed overhead and Little Rock's finest were out in force (good time for parking lot carjackings, if only carjackers read the paper) when Darth Cheney was on the ground in LR for a Republican fund-raiser at the Junior League's building on Scott Street.

Even if you'd wanted to heckle him, you'd have had a hard time. The Cheneymobile pulled up to the tent you see in background so he could be transferred without detection by onlookers. Scott Street was closed to traffic.

A report from inside the sanctum sanctorum:

Attendance: 130.

Amount raised: About $100,000 (@ $250 per plate and $1,000 for a photo opp.)

Talking points: About carrying Arkansas in 2000 and 2004. How important the state is for GOP in 2008. Tax cuts. Staying on the offensive on war on terror. In praise of military.

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