Cheney Is a 'Maniacal' Hypocrite
He accuses Obama of endangering troops?
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 22, 2009 12:47 PM CDT
Former Vice President Dick Cheney speaks at the Center For Security Policy dinner at Union Station in Washington Wednesday.   (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)
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(Newser) – Dick Cheney is accusing President Obama of "dithering" on Afghanistan and endangering troops. How rich, writes Kristen Breitweiser. What actually endangers troops "is bad judgment—particularly when exercised by an overzealous, power-hungry, maniacal Vice President like you." Cheney seems to have forgotten that the Iraq war—a "catastrophic blemish" on our history—is not only his fault but the "biggest reason that our troops are still fighting in Afghanistan."

And what's wrong with a little dithering, anyway? "Imagine how even a momentary pause and (gasp) a modicum of actual intellectual debate/analysis might have changed the forgone outcome and conclusion of your reckless decision to go to war in Iraq, not to mention the feckless creation of your torture program," Breitweiser writes for the Huffington Post.