George W. Bush and Dick Cheney — Liberal Darlings?

William S. Bike
3 min readMar 30, 2022

History and the media provide a surprise — but not unusual — makeover

Historians and the media are treating George W. Bush and Dick Cheney much differently than they did 20 years ago. (White House Photo Office, David Bohrer.)

By William S. Bike

The recent rehabilitation of the images of former President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney in the media is not unusual in American history.

The media and historians often take a contrarian second look at officials years…

William S. Bike

Author of "Winning Political Campaigns," a how-to book on all aspects of political campaigning, and commentator on history and baseball.