Master C: Hatin' on a Baller But They Can't Stop My Pay

Mary Katharine Ham
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Posted: Jan 05, 2007 12:06 PM

First, Rangel kicked the C-Man out of his office in the Capitol.

Now this:

Smile and say "Quease."

That was the vibe when Vice President Dick Cheney performed the ceremonial swearing-in of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton while her husband, Bill, looked on yesterday.

Cheney, whom both Clintons have portrayed as a threat to representative democracy, seemed to contort his body as far as possible from the Clintons as photographers snapped pictures in the Old Senate Chamber.

I have a hard time imagining Darth Vader himself letting the Clintons faze him. Maybe he was trying to avoid a too-close-for-comfort photo-op that might come back to haunt him. It happened to Lieberman.

And, Boehner can't be too pleased to have this floating around:


Update: More swearing-in fun with Cheney!