Kristine's Reviews > Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency

Angler by Barton Gellman
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Nov 30, 2008

it was amazing
bookshelves: biographies-and-memoirs, history, greatest-hits
Read in December, 2008

I never thought spending a week inside the mind of Dick Cheney would be an enjoyable experince but this book is really good!!

Love him or loathe him you have to admire his mad political skilz. He basically is the President without being the President and with Bush's blessing. OK so maybe that last part isn't so hard to believe but the way he plays his game on the world's chessboard is masterful.

Oh and in an interview he said he really likes the nickname "Darth Cheney" because it humanizes him. So much so he dresses his dog as Lord Sith.
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12/02/2008 page 100
20.7% "Darth Cheney is the subject of an interesting book"

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