Liz Cheney has announced that she will challenge three-term senator Mike Enzi (R-WY) in Wyoming’s Republican primary next year. Despite her high profile, Cheney will face an uphill battle; in both 2002 and 2008, Enzi was easily re-elected with over 70 percent of the vote.
Cheney is not going to let Enzi’s popularity affect her aspiration to represent Wyoming. To the chagrin of many of her GOP colleagues, Cheney has been hitting the campaign trail — popping up at chicken dinners and cattle growers’ meetings across the state. As rumors of a Republican “civil war” swirl, all eyes are on the Wyoming Senate primary, which may be a problem for the gaffe-prone Cheney.
As bloggers wait for the sure-to-come extreme comments from Liz Cheney, we thought it prudent to look back at her past zingers. Here five quotes that show that Cheney would fit right in with congressional Republicans: