The Washington Post is running a four part series on the most powerful V.P. this country has ever seen. If you're at all interested in understanding how and why America's status in the world has tumbled in the last six and half years, this is vital reading.
I've read Parts I & II and all I can say is that for as bad I thought Cheney was, this makes him out to be much much worse. Cheney, David Addington, the veeps legal counsel, and John Yoo seem to have complete and utter disregard for the rule of law, and they also seem to possess a, "total indifference to public opinion".