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Cheney's Attire Draws Ire
Apparently, the fellow sitting behind him in the Russian-style bear hat agreed. Filed under: Global Politics. Of course, if he were to be in Europe, he would have been expected to go to Davos for the World Economic Forum.
If it isn't enough that the world has issues with America over our foreign policies, Vice President Dick Cheney has made sure the world hates our fashion choices as well. When traveling to Poland for a ceremony marking the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, Cheney made the decision to wear an "olive-drab parka, hiking boots and knit ski cap," truly enforcing the ugly American stereotype. The Washington Post's Robin Givhan points out that the cap looked like swag it had "Staff " on it and the Chene y Man wore a subdued dark coat and no hat during the Inauguration last week. As reader Marc thanks for the link points out, it looks like Cheney thinks he's watching a football game. We understand that his ticker is sensitive, but come on