This Fu@#ing Guy

[Content Note: Racism.]

STFU, Dick Cheney:
Former Vice President Dick Cheney said that President Barack Obama was "playing the race card" to excuse criticism of his record as president.

"I think they're playing the race card, in my view. Certainly we haven't given up—nor should we give up—the right to criticize an administration and public officials. To say that we criticize, or that I criticize, Barack Obama or Eric Holder because of race, I just think it's obviously not true," Cheney said in a wide-ranging interview with Playboy magazine released on Tuesday. "My view of it is the criticism is merited because of performance—or lack of performance, because of incompetence. It hasn't got anything to do with race."

...Cheney also called Obama "the worst president in his lifetime," even when stacked up against other liberal presidents. "I look at Barack Obama and I see the worst president in my lifetime, without question—and that's saying something. I used to have significant criticism of Jimmy Carter, but compared to Barack Obama and the damage he is doing to the nation—it's a tragedy, a real tragedy, and we are going to pay a hell of a price just trying to dig out from under his presidency," he said.
Cheney also went on a tear about Ferguson, and the President's response to Ferguson.

I am utterly without words to describe the profundity of my contempt for this guy. He is the absolute worst. And it's not just what he's saying that's reprehensible; it's the fact that he's saying it at all. It is not entirely unprecedented for a former vice-president to criticize a new administration, but it's very unusual and incredibly unstatesmanlike.

I would say that Cheney feels okay criticizing President Obama in this way, in a way other former executives have not criticized other presidents, because President Obama is black, but, gee, I wouldn't want Cheney to accuse me of playing the race card.

Just kidding. You're a racist fuck, Cheney.

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