Thank You Mr. Vice-President. No, Seriously, Thank You Sir...

How did Dick Cheney ever get elected to anything? Even the House? Apparently some GOP folks are pissed that he's vying to be the face of the party. But this isn't new. Remember when he "endorsed" John McCain with like a week to go? It's like dude have you looked at your own poll numbers recently?

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Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. He is the author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle.

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