Former Vice President Dick Cheney on Tuesday floated one of the “theories” he’s heard about Barack Obama — that the president may just be intentionally trying to destroy America from the inside.
Cheney sketched out the idea in an interview with rightwing radio host Hugh Hewitt.
“I vacillate between the various theories I’ve heard, but you know, if you had somebody as president who wanted to take America down, who wanted to fundamentally weaken our position in the world and reduce our capacity to influence events, turn our back on our allies and encourage our adversaries, it would look exactly like what Barack Obama’s doing,” Cheney said.
The scenario Cheney described was similar to the plot of “The Manchurian Candidate,” a novel and film that told a story of a brainwashed American politician used as a sleeper agent by communists seeking to “take America down.”
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