A Short History of the Vice Presidency
By Reed Tucker
Photo Credit: S. Loeb/AFP/Getty Images
DICK CHENEY (R), 2001 - PRESENT
BOSS: George W. Bush
POWER INDEX: Silence, puny human!
ACHIEVEMENTS: Allegedly authorized the leak of a covert CIA agent's name, made millions when his former company won no-bid contracts in Baghdad, shot a friend in the face with a shotgun, deleted e-mails, for starters.