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08/26/2011 08:22 am ET Updated Oct 26, 2011

Reading the Pictures: Cheney's Audacious Memoir Cover (And Claim to the Empire)

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Well, it's hard not to be impressed by Cheney's cojones (and the spiteful swipe at Bush) given the cover photo of his new memoir. Situated in the President's residence, Cross Hall and the famous red carpet is the space associated with the President of the United States, the backdrop and sanctum recognized, in the American eye, with presidential addresses and presidential processions down the gallery.

Of course, the dimensions of Cheney's "top drawer" ego have never been a secret. Perhaps it's his deteriorating health, though, that motivated this kind of imperial parting shot, compelled to emphasize how much he, not Bush, was the "vision guy" and the true top dog.

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