Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Palin Still Doesn't Know What the VP Does!

Read this rather astonishing story! Palin still doesn't get it.

You will recall that VP Dick Cheney (wherever he may be), in averting investigative scrutiny, said he was not part of the executive branch, either. Cheney, known for his ultra secrecy, has been derided for his refusal to hand over his records to the National Archives:

So elusive is this vice president, the New Yorker magazine once ran a cartoon in which theologians debated the existence of Cheney.

"Perhaps next he will say he is not subject to the laws of gravity either. He will just float away to some undisclosed location," said Ana Marie Cox, the Washington editor of

The vice president's noncompliance with the National Archives' request plays right into the widely caricatured idea that he is some sort of shadowy supervillain., 6/26/2007

In September of this year, Cheney was ordered by the court not to destroy his records. The Los Angeles Times also reported that his failure to abide the court's order could land him in jail:

Any violation by the preliminary injunction is punishable by immediate contempt -- including the power to jail the offender. --Los Angeles Times, 9-21-08