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  • America Votes

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    Friday, October 29, 2004

    Dick Cheney loves pigs. Or talking about them, anyway. 

    It's one of Dick Cheney's biggest applause lines, and he always delivers it with relish. After dismissing John Kerry as insufficiently strong on national security issues despite Kerry's tough election-year talk, Cheney says: "As we like to say in Wyoming, you can put all the lipstick you want on a pig, but at the end of the day, it's still a pig.”

    It went over so well in Montoursville, Pa., Friday evening, Cheney paused, smiled and said "That's one of my favorite lines. You want to hear it again?"

    After wild cheers, Cheney obliged.

    - Matt Stears, Kansas City Star

    posted by Ellen Dunkel at 9:11 PM



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