Cheney as Tony Soprano

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Aug. 26 2011 10:50 AM

Cheney as Tony Soprano

I haven't yet read In My Time -- hey, I'm still slogging through Mondale's autobiography -- but I trust Charlie Savage when he says Dick Cheney's memoir ends with scenes like this.

[I]n the epilogue, Mr. Cheney writes that after undergoing heart surgery in 2010, he was unconscious for weeks. During that period, he wrote, he had a prolonged, vivid dream that he was living in an Italian villa, pacing the stone paths to get coffee and newspapers.
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In this dream, did he also run into Tony Blundetto and have an argument with Buddhist monks?

David Weigel, a former Slate politics reporter, is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics

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