Liz Cheney: Taking flak from the right as well as the left(Read article summary)
Dick Cheney's daughter Liz has become a political lightning rod. Now she's going after Justice Department lawyers who represented terrorist suspects. Not all conservatives are happy with that.
Like her father before her, Liz Cheney has become a political lightning rod. No surprise, perhaps, but now the sparks are coming from the right as well as the left.
On her “Keep America Safe” website and through conservative media, the former vice president’s daughter most recently has been hammering away at Justice Department lawyers who previously represented Guantánamo detainees.
Shades of 'Tail-Gunner Joe'
This has brought pushback from the left, naturally, generally boiling down to charges of “McCarthyism.”