"Some people say, 'Well, you know, Obama was this raving liberal before. Now he's, you know, Dick Cheney.'" Obama told PBS' Charlie Rose. "Dick Cheney sometimes says, 'Yeah, you know? He took it all lock, stock, and barrel.' My concern has always been not that we shouldn't do intelligence gathering to prevent terrorism, but rather are we setting up a system of checks and balances?"I guess we'll have to take his word for it, since the system and all the checks and all the balances are all classified.
Let's face it, Mr. President, when you have been complimented by Dick Cheney, Walt Kelly was right: