“Have I changed? Well, not in the sense that I’ve gone through some fundamental psychological transition here,” he said.
Although the war in Iraq was a mistake – one that Cheney and Bush were told would be a mistake, even though the war on drugs has failed as much as the war on terror – Cheney still says that the Bush administration was right.
When you are wrong you are wrong – and you admit it. Cheney never will. More proof that his delusional life will continue.
“But I have been, since [the September 11 attacks], focused very much upon what we needed to do to defend the nation. And I think the policies … have been good programs. I think those have been sound decisions. And if that’s what they mean by saying I changed, I’m guilty.”
The vice president argued that, contrary to the claims of its critics, the administration had not tortured suspected terrorists.
“Those who allege that we’ve been involved in torture, or that somehow we violated the Constitution or laws with the Terrorist Surveillance Program, simply don’t know what they’re talking about,” he said.
Say no more, Dick – say no more.