Then there was Vice President Cheney's speech in Pennsylvania on Aug. 25, when he appeared to confuse Kerry with the other Massachusetts senator, arch-liberal Edward M. Kennedy. "I listened to what Senator Kennedy had to -- excuse me, I get them confused sometimes," Cheney said to laughter, "I listened to what Senator Kerry had to say in Boston . . ."Read the rest of this piece to find out how much it costs Bush to get someone to lie for him.
But the Web site Spinsanity.com notes that Cheney made the very same "mistake" on Aug. 14 in Nevada while discussing votes on intelligence. "Not even Senator Kerry -- excuse me -- not even Senator Kennedy would vote for it. Sometimes I get them confused." Spinsanity wondered if Cheney is "intentionally confusing the names of two people to blur the distinctions between them."
Dick Cheney's Sense of Humor