D.C. Doesn't Stand for Dick Cheney

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This post, written by Jayne Lyn Stahl, originally appeared on The Huffington Post

Dear Messr. Cheney,

The purpose of this letter is to inform you that entitlement is no longer a gentleman's sport. Indeed, the blood of thousands has been shed in the name of protecting, and defending a document that outlines a priceless vision of freedom which has recently been trampled and eviscerate. While no one is suggesting this is solely your doing, your fingerprints are everywhere in sight.

And, though it may have felt like it at times, over the past six plus years,the nation's capital was not named after you. Indeed, the letters "D.C." stand for District of Columbia, and not Dick Cheney. What's more, the president was inaugurated, back in January, 2000, not coronated, which means there can be no exemption from adhering to the laws, even if they were of his own devising. Being elected means always having to be accountable.

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