10 Fun Facts About Wyoming Senate Candidate Liz Cheney
Cheney has never run for elected office, but she's no stranger to national politics. Here's a quick primer:
1. She moved to Wyoming last year.
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3. She thinks the president isn't serious about disarming Al Qaeda. It's a good thing he waited until after he killed Osama bin Laden.
5. She thinks it's "libelous" to call waterboarding "torture."
6. Her organization, Keep America Safe, referred to lawyers who advocated for the rights of Guantanamo detainees as the "Al Qaeda Seven" and suggested they sympathized with terrorists:
9. She defended birthers by explaining that "people are fundamentally uncomfortable and fundamentally I think increasingly uncomfortable with an American president who seems to be afraid to defend America, stand up for what we believe in."
10. She supported the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell. No really.
Wyoming, a state with two working escalators, has two senators in Washington due to the infallibility of the Founding Fathers. The official state dinosaur is the triceratops. In February 2012, legislators in Cheyenne briefly considered building an aircraft carrier to prepare for a societal collapse.