Cheney is nothing is not a hypocrite. Unfortunately, as we all know, hypocrisy is the least of Cheney’s faults.
Cheney pared defense while Pentagon chief | The San Diego Union-Tribune: “Vice President Dick Cheney, who has been charging that John Kerry would be a dangerous president because he opposed many key weapons that the military now relies on, himself presided over the biggest cutbacks in defense programs in modern history when he was secretary of defense under the first President Bush.
As Pentagon chief from 1989 to 1993 Cheney canceled or cut back many of the same weapons programs – bombers, fighter planes, battle tanks – that he says Kerry tried to deprive the armed forces of. “