Weeks after President Obama was inaugurated, Dick Cheney gave an interview to Politico slamming Obama's detainee policies and warning that he was making America less safe (charges he repeated again last Sunday). Lawrence Wilkerson, Colin Powell's former chief of staff who left the Bush administration in protest, wrote an essay on the Washington Note last evening slamming Cheney's fearmongering. Wilkerson calls Cheney "evil" and says his detainee policies were only "assisting" terrorists:
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