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October 26, 2007



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A cheap shot?

How about, a timely reminder about who is really running the show — what with Cheney spearheading the “Bomb Iran” campaign.  Reuters telegraphs the point in the second line of the photo caption.

President Bush left the Oval Office early this morning on his way to Southern California to view the damage caused by wildfires. Vice President Dick Cheney was in the Oval Office as Mr. Bush left.

You don’t think, in previous presidencies, the subordinates would have been walked to the door as the President shut off the lights and headed out of town?

(image: Jason Reed/Reuters.  October 24, 2007.  Via

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