The Darksider

The New Yorker‘s Hendrik Hertzberg provides a scathing depiction of US Vice President Dick Cheney in his post-mortem on the Washington Post‘s blog reportage series on Cheney. Hertzberg lists a familiar litany of charges against Cheney yet also has some more general insights on leadership, organizations and power: "On Cheney’s version of the government organization chart, it seems, the location of the Office of the Vice-President is undisclosed. So are the powers that, in a kind of rolling, slow-motion coup d’