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Dick Cheney Should "STFU," Says Alan Grayson

Controversial Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson, whose claim that the Republican health care play is for people to "die quickly" if they get sick helped launch him to national prominence, said on MSNBC that former vice president Dick Cheney should "STFU."

"You know, on the Internet there's an acronym that's used to apply to situations like this. It's called 'STFU,'" he told Chris Matthews. "I don't think I can say that on the air, but I think you know what that means."

Matthews asked Grayson to "give me the first part," and Grayson said, "shut." STFU is an acronym for "Shut the F*** Up."

Grayson's office posted a video of the lawmaker making the comment to his YouTube page.

Grayson had been asked about Cheney's critical comments on Fox News about President Obama.

Cheney has been a frequent critic of the president, most recently suggesting he is giving "aid and comfort to the enemy" by holding the trial for Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in New York.

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