Why Dick Cheney Is Angry
Protesters leave Union Park, in Chicago on a march to Boeing corporate offices for a demonstration as a part of the NATO summit Monday, May 21, 2012 in Chicago. Demonstrators prepared Monday to launch another round of protests in the final hours of the NATO summit, a suburban community that could become the site of a detention facility to hold illegal immigrants. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) / Nam Y. Huh
Vice President Dick Cheney is getting rounder and balder, and if you think about it for a second, he's starting to look a little like Marlon Brando. Not the movie idol Brando from "On the Waterfront" but the island-dwelling Brando we only occasionally saw in his last decade or so.
Real Americans should be concerned because Cheney's heart problems are well documented, and that extra weight can't be helpful.
Look I'm bald and I've struggled with my suit size. Sometimes I look in the mirror and I think I look like Dick Cheney, which is part of the reason I've dropped 20 pounds in the last two months.
It's hard to stay chipper when you're heavy, and I'm thinking the vice president's anger isn't so much aimed at critics of the war as it is a result of the depression that often accompanies weight gain. You lash out at others, when in reality it is you yourself you are disappointed in.
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By Harry Smith