Top definition. Dick Cheney unknown. An oily, whorefaced, bean-stealing enemy of the people.
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Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Adam McKay's new movie "Vice" draws upon his extensive research about former Vice President Dick Cheney, but also takes a few artistic liberties. A link has been sent to your friend's email address.
And McKay, who both wrote the screenplay and directed the film, never lets viewers forget for a moment that his protagonist has a loving family and a beating heart—even if by the end of the story after transplant surgery that heart is no longer his own. Then as now, the gap between his Darth Vader image and the Ward Cleaver vibe he gives off in person is hard to reconcile, but McKay does his damnedest. A story of a guy who had a bumpy beginning, wanted to make his way, wanted to make his wife proud, wanted to climb the ladder. Beside him through it all—kicking his ass when he needs it, holding his hand when he earns it—is his ferociously smart and ambitious high-school sweetheart turned wife, without whom one senses, in the film as in real life, he might never have made it out of Casper, Wyoming, at all.
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V icethe lively Dick Cheney biopic that racked up eight Oscar nominations this weekcertainly has its virtues. Cheney and his inner crew are power-obsessed, profit-hungry climbers with no values other than a commitment to advancing their self-interest. But in reality, Cheney was deeply conservative, and driven throughout his career by an ideological mission to protect traditional American life and empire from its challengers.
Bush, is now a steady, quiet, and influential force behind his daughter Liz Cheney's climb to the highest echelons of GOP politics. A political duo since Dick Cheney, 78, left the West Wing intheir partnership has extended to the House of Representatives, where Liz Cheney, 52, was elected the No. Republicans who know the congresswoman believe her sights are set on House minority leader, speaker — or even national office. To realize her lofty aspirations, Liz Cheney has moved to establish credibility apart from her father and her prominent name, attempting to become a go-to resource for colleagues seeking messaging and policy expertise.
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Bush, writer-director Adam McKay had a conversation with either his friend or his shrink—the details are fuzzy—regarding his capacity for compassion. The thought experiment, as McKay saw it, involved his propensity for understanding human nature, in particular bad guys with tough upbringings. Donald Trump had a monster for a father.