We’re not sure what Dick Cheney will grow up to be. We aren't even sure that he knows what he wants to be. But it is becoming apparent that he is living in the secret bunker of his mind* at an undisclosed location, working on important projects involving secrets over which no one is allowed the remotest oversight.
“El Guapo, I know that I, Jefe, do not have your superior intellect and education, but could it be that once again, you are angry at something else, and are looking to take it out on me?” —Jefe
There was another individual in history who created a system like this and called it "The Enabling Act.” That man was George W. Bush. Before him it was Adolph Hitler in 1933 after the Reichstag burned. And now you know the rest of the story.
*Attributed to Juan Williams