The Hubris of Dick Cheney

By Mark Salter - September 1, 2011

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“I am as constant as the northern star,” Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar boasts to the men who conspired to kill him. “Of whose true-fixed and resting quality there is no fellow in the firmament.” From such hubris great tragedies are made. But for cautious and colorless practitioners of 21st century American politics, false modesty is accepted as a necessary attribute,...

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