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Friday, January 28, 2005

Dick Cheney: Auschwitz Groundskeeper

I was going to leave this one alone, but the photos are too funny to pass up. And liberal blogs can always use a little levity, considering how grim things are these days.

As WaPo reporter Robin Givhan writes:

"The ceremony at the Nazi death camp was outdoors, so those in attendance. . . were wearing dark, formal overcoats and dress shoes or boots. Because it was cold and snowing, they were also wearing gentlemen's hats. In short, they were dressed for the inclement weather as well as the sobriety and dignity of the event.

The vice president, however, was dressed in the kind of attire one typically wears to operate a snow blower."

Maybe he was just trying to look like an average (Canadian) Joe. You know-- keepin' it real.