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Someone to speak for Cheney

Well, if I had to choose in terms of being a Republican, I’d go with Rush Limbaugh, I think. I think my take on it was Colin had already left the party. I didn’t know he was still a Republican.

- Dick Cheney, on whether Colin Powell or Rush Limbaugh is a better spokesperson for the Republican Party. Cheney claimed that Powell wasn’t a Republican because he had endorsed Obama, ignoring the fact that a significant number of Republicans did the same thing.

But what makes this ironic is that tonight, the Democratic National Committee pointed out that Powell’s approval rating, at 80%, is almost twice than that of Cheney (18%) and Limbaugh (26%) combined.

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