Republicans Rustlin' Up Some Cash With Dick Cheney

The party has already socked away $3 million from Bush-themed footwear.

Vice President Dick Cheney smiles while wearing his cowboy hat August 18, 2004 near Moose, Wyoming.

Photographer: David Hume Kennerly/Getty Images

The Republican Party hopes Dick Cheney will do for heads what George H.W. Bush did for feet. Cheney cowboy hats go on sale Wednesday as the latest fashion-forward fundraising gimmick for the Republican National Committee–the same group that brought us colorful, striped socks a la President George H.W. Bush.  

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