I’m not suggesting the former vice president would actually wish to advise the vicious horde who call themselves the
As we well know, Cheney was one of the key architects of the
The result was a brief blush of tyrant toppling and elections followed by anarchy, chaos, instability, terrorism and sectarian bloodletting, from Libya to Syria. It seems the U.S. spent $2 trillion and wore out an army trying to defy reality by peddling the American Way to people who would rather settle ancient scores and kill each other.
Having predicted a very different result, Cheney now shows no sign of remorse or humility. In recent days he has led the critics of the Obama administration who insist the current mess in Mesopotamia is the president's fault. In a Wall Street Journal column, Cheney said of Obama, "Rarely has a U.S. president been so wrong about so much at the expense of so many."
Cheney’s hubris has infuriated a lot of people. Even
In response, Cheney rattled off the same arguments he made to push the war back in 2003 and indicated he believes victory was in America's grasp when he and George W. Bush left office in 2009.