“When we get people who are more concerned about reading the rights to an Al Qaeda terrorist than they are with protecting the United States against people who are absolutely committed to do anything they can to kill Americans, then I worry…

“The United States needs to be not so much loved as it needs to be respected. Sometimes, that requires us to take actions that generate controversy. I’m not at all sure that that’s what the Obama administration believes.” -former Vice President Dick Cheney, in an interview with Politico.

Right Dick — and we’ve got a ton of respect right now, don’t we. You are the go-to-guy for actions that generate controversy, no?

I can’t tell you how much I’m glad that guy is not even close to running the Big Show anymore.

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