Ingraham opened her show with the iconic "Imperial March" theme composed by John Williams, alluding to the fact that Cheney was often compared to the Star Wars villain by those on the left. Cheney played along saying, "I love the music and Star Wars reference. Cheney embraced the nickname even while in office, telling an audience in : "Most of you knew me long before anyone called me Darth Vader. I've been asked if that nickname bothers me, and the answer is, no. After all, Darth Vader is one of the nicer things I've been called recently. World globe An icon of the world globe, indicating different international options.
Is Dick Cheney a Sith Lord?
Is Dick Cheney a Sith Lord? - Truthdig
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Was Cheney the Sith Lord or Merely the Sith Apprentice?
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While Cheney was unsparing in targeting the Democrats, he said nothing of the recent criticisms of former President George H. Bush, according to a press pool report of the event that featured about GOP activists. Cheney stayed tightly focused on Obama and Clinton. He criticized the president for what he said was a weak foreign policy. It was relished by state and national Democrats who took turns pot-shotting the unpopular former vice president who is most identified with the misleading case for war in Iraq.