In Denial

Cheney Unrepentant

Where does Cheney plan on spending his post-vice presidency? Fishing the Snake River, he told the Associated Press. Not, apparently, sitting in the dock at the International Court of Justice in The Hague. “I don't have any reason to believe that anybody in the agency did anything illegal," he said before mounting a spirited defense of waterboarding. "It's been used with great discrimination by people who know what they're doing and has produced a lot of valuable information and intelligence.” Cheney was similarly unrepentant on the economy, insisting that the administration was blameless. “I don't think [Bush] needs to apologize. I think what he needed to do is take bold, aggressive action and he has," Cheney said. "I don't think anybody saw it coming."