The Ed Show | February 11, 2013
>>> show." chicago police are announcing tonight that they have arrested two men who could be connected to the killing of hadiya pendleton in chicago. there is a news conference that is going to be taking place, and we will be joining that later on in this broadcast to bring you the very latest.
>>> meanwhile, dick cheney is still whining about president obama 's national security policies. this time cheney says that we are less safe because of the president's recent cabinet nominations. during a speech on saturday, cheney said, quote, the performance now of barack obama as he staffs up the national security team for the second term is dismal, frankly. what he has appointed are second-rate people. really? cheney says it's vital to national security that good folks hold positions like secretary of state, cia director , and secretary of defense. we can all be on board with that. first off, none of the president's nominees are second rate. we don't need to point out why everyone on the wall is qualified to serve as the president's national security team. meanwhile, let's look at a few bush/ cheney dandies from their cabinets there is secretary of defense donald rumsfeld . we can't forget him, can we? he botched the wars in afghanistan and iraq. he ignored critical advice from colleagues and failed to commit the correct number of troops to get the job done for those wars. bush appointed condoleezza rice his national security adviser. well, condi lied about weapons of mass destruction in iraq and played a key role in starting the war. as a reward, bush later promoted her to secretary of state. then there is fema director , how could we ever forget brownie? of course bush told brownie he was doing a heck of a job responding to hurricane katrina . but now brownie is famous for one of the biggest government failures of all time. after the failures in the bush administration , cheney as i think a lot of nerve calling president obama 's choices second-rate. chuck hagel is a decorated vietnam veteran with combat experience. well, dick cheney was granted five deferments during the vietnam war and never served in the military. and finally, it's interesting that today is the very important anniversary for dick cheney . seven years ago today, cheney shot a man in the face while trying to hunt. it's the closest dick cheney will ever get to combat experience.
>>> take it from me. congress must act.
>> gabby giffords pushes for progress on guns as the nra strategy to stall legislation is caught on tape.
>> a lot of that is going to be sort of delayed as the connecticut effect has to go through the process.
>> up next, a special members only panel with representatives elijah cummings , jan chatkowski and keith ellison .
>>> the head of fox news says president obama is trying to divide americans based on race. we'll show you the comments.
>>> the manhunt continues for california