Dick Cheney’s entire political life as been, in my opinion, a continuous string of obscenities, with the final chapter being played out, as we watch.
List of obscenities
b) Appointed a congressional fellow in 1968.
c) Assistant to Donald Rumsfeld in various positions in the Nixon and Ford administrations.
d) 1975–77, President Ford’s chief of staff.
e) 1979–89, House of Representatives, a staunch, pragmatic conservative Republican from
f) As minority whip, he actively supported President Ronald Reagan’s defense buildup and aid to the Nicaraguan Contras.
g) Served as vice chairman of the committee investigating the Iran-Contra scandal during the presidency of Ronald Reagan.
h) President G. H. W. Bush, appointed Cheney secretary of defense after the Senate rejected
. Cheney had no military service, having obtained deferments during the Vietnam War. John Tower
i) Worked in the oil industry as a top executive for the Halliburton Company before his return to government in 2000
j) In 2000 he was elected vice president on the Republican ticket with G. W. Bush.
k) 2003, Halliburton received a major contract to help rebuild
Iraq after the invasion there. U.S.
I must now confess to my own obscene thoughts. As I view the current photos of Cheney, I feel a great sense of joy.
This must be obscene, by its very definition.
Upon reflection I believe the word is Schadenfreude.