Dick Cheney’s 2004 campaign has denied Lyman a seat on Air Force Two, so he hopscotches around the country by commercial plane, trying to keep up.

It’s a case in which writing a how-I-got-the-story story can work—and in this case, amuse. Lyman writes with a wry, ironic tone and helps us like him (for more irony) by comparing himself to a stalker.

Read “Desperately Seeking Dick Cheney,” by Rick Lyman

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