Lynne Cheney appeared on CNN's The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer. She dismissed Virginia Democrat Jim Webb as being "full of baloney" but was uncooperative when Blitzer questioned her on her own book.
Cheney, wife of the Vice President, was remarking on US Senate candidate Webb's response to charges last night that novels he has written are "pornographic," with excerpts released by GOP Sen. George Allen's camp and posted by the Drudge Report, as RAW STORYreported earlier.
The Vice President's wife had published a book of her own in the 1970's that, according to a press release today from the Democrats, "featured a lesbian love affair, brothels and attempted rapes," but as Blitzer highlighted the contradiction, Cheney became evasive. Pressed further and visibly agitated, she finally remarked that "Jim Webb is full of baloney," whereupon Blitzer changed the topic.
A portion of the transcript follows...
CHENEY: Jim Webb is full of baloney. I have never written anything
sexually explicit. His novels are full of sexual explicit references to
incest, sexually explicit references -- well, you know, I just don't
want my grandchildren to turn on the television set. This morning, Imus
was reading from the novels, and it -- it's triple-X rated.
BLITZER: Here's what the Democratic Party put out today, the