Rick Klein: Leave Dick Cheney Alooooooone

Asked about Dick Cheney’s ridiculous Sunday remarks just now, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs was appropriately dismissive: “I guess Rush Limbaugh was busy,” he said, so they had to bring out “the next most powerful member of the Republican cabal.” The Note’s Rick Klein is getting the vapors:

Gibbs on Chney critique: “I guess Rush Limbaugh was busy.” wow — we’re talking about the former vice president here

The way I look at it, the idea of respectful debate has no real meaning unless you actually deny respect to someone. Cheney seems like a good candidate.