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October 30, 2007
Impeach Dick Cheney!
For what, you might ask? Think Progress ("When you Think Progress, Think 'Idiocy") has the answer via the New York Daily News:
Nobody got shot, but Vice President Cheney still fired up controversy Monday when he went hunting at a private club that hangs the Confederate flag. A Daily News photographer captured the 3-by-5 foot Dixie flag affixed to a door in the garage of the Clove Valley Gun and Rod Club in upstate Union Vale, N.Y.Leave it to Al Sharpton to express "outrage:"
“It’s appalling for the VP to be at a private club displaying the flag of lynching, hate and murder,” said Rev. Al Sharpton. “It’s the epitome of an insult.” All this might be true - except Cheney never saw the flag or was aware of its existence:
Cheney spokeswoman Megan Mitchell said, “No one in our office was aware there was such a flag. The vice president did not see a flag, nor did anyone on his staff traveling with him in New York.” To sum up: Cheney is being criticized for not noticing something he didn't see and not condemning what he never saw.
Sounds like an impeachable offense to me...