With appreciation to Dr. Doom for the graphic

Dan Froomkin pulls the pieces of the story together.

While Dick Cheney undoubtedly remains the most powerful vice president this nation has ever seen, it’s becoming increasingly unclear whether anyone outside the White House believes a word he says.
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Cheney is increasingly out of touch with reality. He seems to think that by asserting things that are simply untrue, he can make others believe they are so.
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Meanwhile, the trial of Cheney’s former chief of staff Scooter Libby is exposing to public view the vice president’s role as master-manipulator of misinformation and vindictive retaliator-in-chief — once again, indifferent to the truth.
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And Washington Post cartoonist Tom Toles nails it.