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The Tomatometer is 59% or lower.
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The World According to Dick Cheney has interesting insights and revealing moments, but for critics who long to confront Mr. Cheney it may prove dissatisfying, because it allows him to make astonishing assertions without direct contradiction.
The World has plenty of dissenting interviews with journalists and lefty policy wonks who say that the measures Cheney employed were neither necessary nor productive. Cheney shrugs off their arguments.
It's hard to imagine who will watch The World According to Dick Cheney and come away satisfied or newly informed; even those prone to froth angrily at the mere mention of Cheney's name will have to work extra hard to get outraged all over again.