Some classic Andrew Sullivan on Dick Cheney:
it is beginning to dawn on him that he is in very serious trouble – legally, politically, historically. As the full details of his obsession with the torture program emerge, and as the gruesome nature of the actual torture becomes clearer, he knows he will go down in history as a war criminal, defined for all time as the man who took America and the West to the dark side with no easy way back. He’s trying to prevent that with the usual bluff and bravado. But even Bush isn’t buying all of it any longer.
So now Sullivan has Bush colluding with him in his Cheney paranoia? This may be my favorite development in the psychedelic saga of the Beagle Blogger. You know, maybe John McCain secretly shares Andrew’s suspicions about Trig Palin. Sure, that’s it. He was trying to let Andrew know through the funny faces he made in the last debate. And, come to think of it, isn’t it obvious that Gen. Petraeus now agrees with Sullivan that the Iraq War was all about Israel? And can it be denied that Martin Peretz now sees that the Israel Lobby was behind Chas Freemans’s withdrawal? And . . .