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NOT EVEN CLOSE Obama: I’m No Dick Cheney Mark Wilson/Getty

Obama: I’m No Dick Cheney

In addition to insisting that the NSA’s not-so-top-secret spying program “is transparent,” President Obama countered the suggestion that he is “Bush-Cheney lite,” during his interview with Charlie Rose Monday night. The president pointed to his deliberation over taking action in Syria—which has also been criticized—as proof that his is a more thoughtful administration than the one before him. “We know what it’s like to rush into war in the Middle East without having thought it through,” he said.

June 18, 2013 6:28 AM