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Former vice president Dick Cheney was "surprised" that his openly gay daughter, Mary, and her wife used Facebook to "attack" his other daughter, Wyoming Senate candidate Liz Cheney (R), for her opposition to gay marriage.
The former vice president and his wife, Lynne, then released a statement on the feud. Former vice president Dick Cheney was
Mary Cheney, who is openly gay and married to her longtime partner, has said her sister Liz is "dead wrong on the issue of
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Political dramas in the nation's capital usually partake more of Scandal or SNL than of Shakespeare, but we may need the Bard's unrivaled eye for profound family discord to tell the full story of the Cheneys right now. There are more than a few similarities between former Vice President Dick Cheney and King Lear: old men obsessed with the loss of power, attempting to pass their kingdoms on to ambitious daughters, each served by a loyal Fool for whom he cared to a pitiable degree. Cheney's even had the (White House) court jester's name of "Scooter." Like Lear, Dick Cheney seems destined to watch his family torn apart by his daughters' ambitions and beliefs -- and his own hubris.
The rift between the two daughters of Vice President Dick Cheney had spilled into public view earlier that day during a Sunday
Earlier Sunday, Liz Cheney appeared on "Fox News Sunday" and was asked to clarify her position on gay marriage. Mary Cheney's
“For the record, I love my sister, but she is dead wrong on the issue of marriage," she wrote. On Friday, Liz Cheney issued