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Monday, March 16, 2009

Opinion leader Cheney

Posted By on Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 3:42 PM

I'd been muttering to myself about Darth Dick's appearance on CNN yesterday. In response, I think the Obama people have struck the right tone -- mockery.

During this afternoon's White House press conference, Robert Gibbs positively lambasted Dick Cheney -- both for the attacks that Cheney lodged against President Obama in yesterday's CNN interview, and for Cheney's own record in office:

Gibbs was asked about Cheney's line that the Obama Administration is making the country less safe. "Well, I guess Rush Limbaugh was busy," Gibbs said, prompting of the reporters to laugh out loud. "So they trotted out their next-most popular member of the Republican cabal."

Gibbs then elaborated on Obama's responsibilities as president to fight terrorist -- and the failures that came before him:

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