Cheney: Rumors of Resignation

Ocean Breeze
Free Thinker

By Paul Bedard

Sparked by today's Washington Post story that suggests Vice President Cheney's office is involved in the Plame-CIA spy link investigation, government officials and advisers passed around rumors that the vice president might step aside and that President Bush would elevate Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

"It's certainly an interesting but I still think highly doubtful scenario," said a Bush insider. "And if that should happen," added the official, "there will undoubtedly be those who believe the whole thing was orchestrated another brilliant Machiavellian move by the VP."

Said another Bush associate of the rumor, "Yes. This is not good." The rumor spread so fast that some Republicans by late morning were already drawing up reasons why Rice couldn't get the job or run for president in 2008.

"Isn't she pro-choice?" asked a key Senate Republican aide. Many White House insiders, however, said the Post story and reports that the investigation was coming to a close had officials instead more focused on who would be dragged into the affair and if top aides would be indicted and forced to resign.

"Folks on the inside and near inside are holding their breath and wondering what's next," said a Bush adviser. But, he added, they aren't focused on the future of the vice president. "Not that, at least not seriously," he said.

indications that the bushregime might be losing any stability it had???
Reverend Blair
I've been calling him Dick "Spiro Agnew" Cheney from the start. It'd make me very happy to see him resign.
I hope these "rumors" are true. I'd love to see that ugly old bastard resign.
Ocean Breeze
Free Thinker
Quote: Originally Posted by Andygal

I hope these "rumors" are true. I'd love to see that ugly old bastard resign.

Would hope he "resigns" too. He is the most cunning, malitious, and devious person on that team. Bush is bad.......but Cheney is the bush backbone most of the time. Bush won't even be interviewed without Cheney with him.......( at serious investigations)

this could get tricky...........IF it pans out.
Ten Packs
A couple years ago (or more?), when the whole Plame-thing came out, I was talking to a then-friend in Detroit (rev will know wwo I am talking about)

Aside from the fact that he didnt have the slightest clue what I was talking about (which will be no surprise to at least TWO people here), when brought up to date he blamed "the Media". (Yawn)

I proposed that it smelled a whole lot like Cheney, which he predictably swept off the table.

Now a ton of attention is being aimed at "Scooter" Davies, Cheney's C.O.S

Well, well, well........
Reverend Blair
Yup, these guys break the law and it's all the media's fault, Ten Packs. The blind allegiance to their masters is baffling.

Better than sesignation, I'd like to see Cheney indicted. Rove and Cheney being perp-walked out of the White House would look far worse for the PNAC boys than a resignation and there is no way the media could ignore it.