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Dick Cheney on the Today Show

1:38 PM, Jan 18, 2011 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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Charlie Spiering at the Washington Examiner picks out some highlights from the Today show's interview with Dick Cheney. 

On Obama's continuation of many Bush era national security policies, Cheney says:

I think he's-- in terms of a lot of the terrorism policies-- the early talk, for example, about prosecuting people in the CIA who've been carrying out our policies-- all of that's fallen by the wayside. I think he's learned that what we did was far more appropriate than he ever gave us credit for while he was a candidate. So I think he's learned from experience. And part of that experience was the Democrats having a terrible showing last election.

On why he believes Obama will still be a one-term president: 

"I think he embarked on a course of action when he became president that did not have as much support as he thought it did. Once he got in the business, for example, of health care  reform, expanding the size of government, expanding the deficit, those are all weakness as I look at Barack Obama and I think he'll be a one-term president."

On his use of new technologies:

"My grandchildren still laugh at me.... My three-year old grandson was showing me the other day how to use the iPad to play games. Angry Birds, or something like that."

Watch the whole interview here:

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