25 June 2005 at 12:51:07 AM
He said that
"They got a brand new facility down at Guantanamo. We spent a lot of money to build it. They're very well treated down there," Cheney said in an interview with CNN.
"They're living in the tropics. They're well fed. They've got everything they could possibly want.
"There isn't any other nation in the world that would treat people who were determined to kill Americans the way we're treating these people."
But we read today that the US has acknowledged to the UN that it tortured prisoners in Guantanemo and Iraq and US Doctors are linked to Guantenemo Bay Torture. Cheney.... Lies.
He also was asked by Wolf Blitzer on CNN
BLITZER: Did you read the so-called Downing Street memo?
CHENEY: No, I did not.
The memo is just wrong
He's been keeping company with Bill Frist, who diagnoses medical conditions via videotape again, because he's doing the same thing-commenting on the validity of something he's never examined firsthand for himself. And he, unlike Bush, presumably knows how to read.
We won't mention again his ridiculous statement about Iraq in its last throes, but will the comments about Afghanistan.
"We will succeed in Iraq, just like we did in Afghanistan.
A recent surge in fighting has raised fears that an Iraq-style quagmire is developing in Afghanistan just months ahead of key legislative elections.
American fighter planes bombarded a southern Afghanistan rebel hide-out with missiles and bombs Tuesday, killing up to 76 insurgents in one of the deadliest single clashes since the Taliban's ouster in 2001.
At least 12 Afghan police and soldiers also died in the fighting and five U.S. troops were wounded.
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