a figure of speech expressing a fantasy, generally used to manipulate (ie. "My belief is we will, in fact, be greeted as liberators." --March 16, 2003, or "I think they're in the last throes, if you will, of the insurgency." -- June 20, 2005)
He used many forms of cheneyism is his relationships with women, most commonly, "Of course I'll still respect you."