Dick Cheney On “The Today Show”

By Madhusmita, Gaea News Network
Wednesday, January 19, 2011

WASHINGTON (GaeaTimes.com)- Dick Cheney, the former Vice President of United States, who is again back to the public eye after his heart surgery appeared on NBC’s “The Today Show” show on Tuesday. The former Vice President gave an exclusive interview, where he spoke about the present political condition, criticized President Barack Obama’s administration and at the same time mentioned about his heart surgery. When the host asked him about the possibility of his heart transplant, Dick Cheney said that he has not made any decision as yet.

Dick Cheney called President Barack Obama a one term President as he feels that the latter will not be able to win public support because of his health care reforms and governmental works. Dick Cheney said that the President gave more importance to governmental sector and expanding it that the private sectors. He also added that the President has expanded the deficit of the country and under his administration, the government is less safe. However, he also said that the President has learned from his mistakes and his experiences.

Dick Cheney said that former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin might be able to beat President Barack Obama in the election. The former Vice President said that he is interested in Sarah Palin like many other people as she has got an interesting political career. Moreover, Dick Cheney said that Sarah Palin has influenced lot of people and hence she has a “strong following”. However, he also said that Sarah Palin has many “critics” as well. While speaking about his health issues, Dick Cheney said that he is has adapted with his new heart pump and all its accessories.

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