We said goodbye to VP Cheney when the Bush administration left town. We said farewell to the most consequential VP in recent history.
Cheney retired from a 40 year career in politics. He was a congressman, Chief of Staff for President Ford, Secretary of Defense for President Bush during the first Iraq War 1991 and Vice President, 2001-09.
I think that we are fortunate to have had such a man at such a critical time.
A few years later, James Rosen sat down and spoke with VP Cheney: