He once confused Jessica Simpson with Jessica Lynch. Hayes details how, when the vice president threw out the first pitch before a 2003 game between the Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs, Cheney was first informed that “Nick Lachey — a native of Cincinnati — would sing the national anthem before the game and would be accompanied by his girlfriend, Jessica Simpson. Cheney thought Simpson’s name sounded familiar. He asked his staff: ‘Is that the soldier who was captured in Iraq?’”
Monday, July 23, 2007
CLUELESS IN CINCINNATI
The kids at Examiner.com combed through Stephen F. Hayes’ biography of Dick Cheney and mined nuggets galore. Our favorite Cheney moment is this one:
Dick Cheney ... Dick Nixon ... Dick Butkus. Still a Dick.