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I loved reading the book as it is very detailed and fact oriented.
The vast majority of those that supported this administration in the recent election are indeed true followers of the Cheney/Bush ticket.
This book is an important read for any American concerned about the direction the current administration is taking our country.
This book tells the history of Dick Cheney. He came into politics during the Nixon
administration. It traces his roots from childhood to present. Read more
Nichols did not intend for his book to be a humorous novel, but by gosh it is. It is so full of extremes. Read morePublished on August 20, 2007 by Carla Fair-Wright
Cheney is a powerful VP, a very well respected man in Washington and obviously a sharp individual as his resume shows. Bush and Cheney won 2 elections. Read morePublished on October 28, 2005 by Dakar
When I read a biography, I expect two main areas to be covered: what the person did, or has done, in their life, and *why*. Read morePublished on September 2, 2005 by R. Spottiswood
George Bush may officially hold the power, but Dick Cheney is the real man in office: that's the message of John Nichols' Dick: The Man Who Is President, an unauthorized first... Read morePublished on May 11, 2005 by Midwest Book Review
While I share many of the same critiques of teh Vice President as the author (although not all) this book really lacks some depth. Read morePublished on March 8, 2005 by George
Mr. Nichols sweeps aside the curtain and shows us the real Wizard. Unfortunately for Shrub, Mr. Nichols doesn't ascribe much power to the Presidency. Read morePublished on February 15, 2005 by Robert A. Bushnell
Credit for the quip above goes to former White House official John DiIulio, who used it to describe the Bush-Cheney administration. Read morePublished on January 17, 2005 by doomsdayer520
This book is two things, I think: a brief Cheney bio and an expose of what has to be the worst-kept secret in American political history. Read morePublished on January 7, 2005 by A. Abruzzese