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07/26/2004

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When did W say that about Cheney?


Cheney Dismisses Critic With Obscenity (Washington Post, June 25, 2004)

A brief argument between Vice President Cheney and a senior Democratic
senator led Cheney to utter a big-time obscenity on the Senate floor
this week. On Tuesday, Cheney, serving in his role as president of the Senate, appeared
in the chamber for a photo session. A chance meeting with Sen. Patrick
J. Leahy (Vt.), the ranking Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, became
an argument about Cheney's ties to Halliburton Co., an international
energy services corporation, and President Bush's judicial nominees.
The exchange ended when Cheney offered some crass advice. "Fück yourself," said the man who is a heartbeat from the presidency.

The Bumbling Communicator (The Atlantic, Sept. 6, 2001)

...In 1987 at a Dallas restaurant, Bush, apparently drunk, approached a
table occupied by Al Hunt, of The Wall Street Journal, Judy Woodruff,
of CNN, and their four-year-old son, and burst out with, "You no good fûcking sonofabitch, I will never forget what you wrote!" Hunt
had omitted the name of Bush's father from a list of possible
presidential candidates he had sent in to Washingtonian
magazine—because Vice President Bush had yet to declare his candidacy.
The dark side of Bush thus revealed should not be surprising....

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