The following editorial appeared in Tuesday's Los Angeles Times: George W. Bush, who now regards himself as the president-elect, has named Dick Cheney, his vice presidential running mate, to oversee the transition that he expects to usher in a new Republican administration. Cheney, with his extensive Washington experience, is a sound choice. But as the nation now has been reminded, he is also a man with a worrisome health history, the details of which Cheney has zealously guarded. Given that history, legitimate questions are being asked about his ability to cope with the stresses of high office.
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