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Cheney should take cues from Bush

bushclinton"I want you to understand that anything I say is not to be critical of my successor," President George W. Bush said last week. "There are plenty of critics in American society." That, unfortunately, includes his former vice president, Dick Cheney, who should take cues from the civility and respect shown by Bush and President Clinton when they shared a stage in Toronto on Friday. Not only did the two presidents avoid criticizing President Obama, they defended each other's actions on Rwanda and Darfur.