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One Year Later, Dick Cheney Says He's "Deeply Disturbed" by GOP Leadership Not Including Him in Jan. 6 Insurrection
Washington D.C. — Standing shoulder to shoulder with his daughter Liz, former Vice President Dick Cheney was in attendance for Thursday’s moment of silence to honor the Capitol Police officers who responded to the Jan. 6 riots in 2021, albeit out of spite.
“See, when I was running things, America actually knew how to overthrow a government, not like this bunch of amateur hacks!” said Cheney. “You don’t think I know the first thing about perpetuating a lie? Give me a f*ckin’ break. I had this country believing in WMDs like children believe in motherf*cking Santa Claus!”
Shaking his head as he spoke with reporters, Cheney was simply unable to fathom how he could be so callously left in the cold.
“Iraq, Afghanistan, Panama - which, by the way, nobody gives me any credit for, but that’s beside the point. What I’m trying to say is that I have more than enough experience in both toppling and power-grabbing, and they blatantly passed over me. Not a text, email, fax, nothing!” fumed the 80-year-old, Cheney.
But the former VP’s concerns extend beyond January 6, as he worries for the future direction of the party, “When I was rising up the ranks, we had a way of doing things. If we wanted to cripple a third-world nation with economic sanctions until they submitted to our will or send a black ops unit to assassinate a Latin American dictator, we cleared it with party elders first - it was a sign of respect, dammit! And when we did do it, we sent goddamn specialists, NOT A BUNCH OF SKINHEADS AND KARENS!! Absolutely disgraceful.”
After every Republican currently in congress declined his invitation to "patch things up" over a weekend hunting trip, Cheney was last seen purchasing a one-way ticket to Moscow so he could “work with some real professionals who actually know what they’re doing.”
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