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Dick Cheney Looks Happy at the Nats Game

Sunday photos by Evan Vucci - AP

On the first day of the first week of the Nats' time in the D.C. sports spotlight, I decided to look for some photos of National joy. This is what I came up with. I'm not sure if Dick Cheney has various levels of public surliness, but I've seen him look happier while discussing national security, the threat of terrorism, economic instability, political infighting and the decline of the U.S. jello industry.

(Note the self-control in not asking whether a blown-lead, errorific, 8-6, third- fourth-straight home loss to a regional rival constitutes torture.)

Adam Dunn know, I don't have a line here. This is just a sad, sad photo. Maybe he was a big Danny Gokey fan and was just having a moment's reflection. Please, please, please don't tell me he's thinking about baseball.

By Dan Steinberg  |  May 18, 2009; 8:43 AM ET
Categories:  Morning Look , Nats  
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Cheney was watching the 4th-straight home loss to a regional rival. Maybe Haliburton is looking into supplying bullpen support as their contracts in Iraq are ending.

Posted by: PowerBoater69 | May 18, 2009 8:54 AM | Report abuse

That image just ruined my morning, Dan.

Posted by: sitruc | May 18, 2009 9:14 AM | Report abuse

4th straight home loss to regional rival Steinz.

Posted by: Barno1 | May 18, 2009 9:24 AM | Report abuse

brother stein, you missed the fastball down the middle of the plate..

dick cheney "Watching the Nats, now THATS torture."

you could have added a comment about whats worse, watching the nats bull pen or being waterboarded, etc. how much valuable intelligence we could have gathered if masn was avaialable at gitmo...c'mon stein.

Posted by: dcsportsfan1 | May 18, 2009 11:23 AM | Report abuse

You'd be sad too if you couldn't get a sausage shot out of a gun at you because a screen was there.

Posted by: Section117 | May 18, 2009 11:57 AM | Report abuse


Brilliant DCSports fan, brilliant.

We need to know if Pelosi was briefed that the Nats would be this bad.

Posted by: trolly_time | May 18, 2009 9:13 PM | Report abuse

he looks like ebenezer scrooge.

Posted by: accessdress | May 18, 2009 10:40 PM | Report abuse

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