Dana Milbank: Dick Cheney offers the GOP familiar advice on spendingQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|The former vice president, the reinvigorated new owner of a transplanted ticker, went to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to advise Republicans on budget strategy as Washington heads for the 'fiscal cliff.' And Cheney's message hadn't changed a bit since the days, early in the George W. Bush administration, when he told the Treasury secretary not to worry about deficits. Seeking Cheney's advice on budget discipline was a curious choice for congressional Republicans. One wonders whether they will next seek lectures from Scooter Libby on grand jury procedure, Paul Wolfowitz on non-violence or Donald Rumsfeld on charm.|
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