VP's Wife Promotes New Book, Old Husband

Lynne Cheney’s Evolved On Gay Rights

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Lynne Cheney took to the boob tube yesterday to promote her new book, Blue Skies, No Fences.

In addition to defending her husband, calling Vice President Dick Cheney a “terrific guy”, the 66-year old second lady discusses how times have changed. For example, her generation didn’t always welcome the homos, “[The times] were hard on kids who were gay”. No thanks to the Republican party, of course.

Since birthing lesbian daughter Mary, Lynne says she – and society- have “evolved”:

I think the society has evolved. I’ve evolved in my way of thinking, but I think the whole society has evolved. You know, my mother had a rule which was people are just people.

Speaking of people, Cheney’s interviewer, Rita Braver, happens to be married to a lawyer who helped Cheney get published.