It seems that my idea of Richard Bruce Cheney as a two dimensional nefarious character was hardly original, but this manifestation of others’ lack of imagination is mind boggling. Exhibit A, the cover for Charlie Savage’s Takeover:
Exhibit B, the cover for Barton Gellman’s Angler:
Hat-tip to the Bernstein selection committee members for pointing this out!
Further hat-tip to Galley Cat for noticing this a while ago, albeit with the "revised" paperback cover for Savage's book.