Run, Cheney, Run!
With cheers urging Dick Cheney to run for president, the Republican spokesman talked at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, pontificating about the party’s chances in 2010 and even 2012, claiming that “President Obama is going to be a one-term president.” –JCL
Wait, before you go…
The L.A. Times:
Former Vice President Dick Cheney made a surprise appearance this afternoon at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference gathering in Washington after a speech by his daughter, Liz Cheney. And a surprise proclamation.
He was greeted by cheers and chants of “Run, Cheney, Run!”
To which Cheney responded: “A welcome like that almost makes me want to run for office — but I am not going to do it.”
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