Two clear differences at the end. Cheney wanted a Libby pardon - passionately. Bush didn't. Cheney keeps going on national television to spearhead an assault on a new president and accuse him of putting the country in danger. Bush says:

"I love my country a lot more than I love politics. I think it is essential that he be helped in office."

I don't think Bush is a saint for saying this. But I do think Cheney is as shameless as he was incompetent.

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