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Sean Hannity interviews the vice president.

Published June 16, 2006 12:37AM (EDT)

Fox's Sean Hannity scored a telephone interview with Vice President Dick Cheney today. Here's how it began.

Hannity: Well, I got to admit, these are good times for the administration. You got -- Zarqawi is dead, revenues are up significantly, the deficit has been cut significantly, the president's trip. And I'm also told there's some breaking news that a high-value insurgent has again been captured in Iraq just now.

Cheney: Well, you're ahead of me on that one. I knew about all the other stuff, Sean, but I hadn't heard that one yet.

Hannity: See, that's why I'm here, to bring you good news.

Cheney: That's right. (Laughter.) I got to tune in every day to find out what's really going on in the world.

Hannity: Three hours a day, Mr. Vice President, is all we ask ...

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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