Divider on the First Day
That was why Vice President-elect Richard Cheney came to our lunch that day: Not to say he needed us, but to tell us that he and George W. Bush were in charge and no one else.
In steady, quiet tones, the Vice President-elect laid out a shockingly divisive political agenda for the new Bush administration, glossing over nearly every pledge the Republican ticket had made to the American voter.
Excerpt from Against the Tide: How a Compliant Congress Empowered a Reckless President, Sen. Lincoln Chafee [Via NPR's FreshAir]
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