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The Dick Cheney Roast Featured a Surreal ‘Behind the Music’ Video

If you’ve always wanted to see Dick Cheney portrayed as a Bob Dylan-esque figure in a Behind the Music-style video short, today is your lucky day. This month’s Commentary magazine roast of Dick Cheney (the one that featured jokes about water-boarding, remember?) included a “comedy” video of the former vice president as a folk music hero who used superior firepower to learn the guitar and also to outdo his pop competition. The many references to Cheney carrying a shotgun are sort of amusing (with the exception of the one reference we all know), but it’s mostly just bizarre. So this is how John Podhoretz parties?

The Dick Cheney Roast Featured a Surreal Video