Tuesday, September 06, 2005

Anyone Wonder Where the Vice President Is?

Headline: CHENEY HOUSE SHOPPING WHILE LOUISIANA HOMELESS

You know, Cheney? Remember him? The VP? The guy they bring out to give a rousing speech when things are going bad, like war confidence drops to zero, or social security momentum dies? The one who supposedly is really running things? Hasn't he been noticeably absent from the throng, except for a photo op or two standing behind Bush while he's trying to save face and stating that he's "pleased with operations in Louisiana thus far" from the Rose Garden?

Washington Post reports he's buying a house.

Well, at least he has a good excuse for being absent from the worst national tragedy in over 100 years. House buying can be a real emotional experience, a bit of a time drain, and extremely distracting.
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5 Comments:

Blogger Soumyadip said...

By the way is he called Richard B. Cheney? In some time people might even forget his name.

10:54 PM, September 06, 2005  
Blogger Mz. Pig said...

Maybe he can donate the old digs to a displaced family?

11:42 PM, September 06, 2005  
Blogger Balloon Pirate said...

I hear Trent Lott's looking for a new house...

Yeharr

4:35 AM, September 07, 2005  
Blogger United We Lay said...

And our tax dollars are paying his salary. We should know where the hell he is and what he is doing.

8:03 AM, September 07, 2005  
Blogger Philip Morton said...

Love Bush's speech on his first visit to the destroyed area. "I'm satisfied with the response, but we can do better" yeah, 10,000 dead, very satisfactory. And his call to help Trent Lott re-build his destroyed house, how he's looking forward to sitting on Lott's porch again. Warms the heart, really, doesn't it? That's why Rove sent him back again a few days later. "Can we do a photo op that isn't a total screw up?" must have been the note. Must be exhausting to have someone on such a short leash all the time just to keep things not embarrassing. Must wear a person down after a while. Look to Rove taking an medical leave for exhaustion as this crisis continues to spin out of control.

8:21 AM, September 07, 2005  

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