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Originally posted by DevinS
Oh yes, cayse we all know how common it is for a Vice President to go on a shooting spree, why I'm sure every Vice President just wakes up one morning, drinks a 12 pack, then goes around shooting people. Why Cheney doing this is being made into a big deal no one can figure out. Oh sure he couldn't shoot anyone in Vietnam, got 5 defferments(sp?) but now he can shoot all the 78 year old men he can find.
ALso, what I love is on Fox News.
"This isn't a big deal! The VP of America shooting people left and right is not news! Now onto the news, a guy who shot two people is in a plane, it lands, now he gets in a car, now they are going to the court house, his crime was shooting two people, but forget about the VP shooting people thats not news but the normal Joe Schmoe shooting people is. In fact it's big enough news to interrupt normal broadcast to watch the car drive to the court house."
You shoot someone- go home and go to sleep. See if there is not a knock at your door in the middle of the night and a sleep deprived investigator yawning and slapping cuffs on you, BECAUSE ITS STANDARD PROCEDURE TO INVESTIGATE. Dont feel like going to the station? Tell the investigator you're too sleepy, too important for such nonsense and you will take care of it in the morning.
Originally posted by Carseller4
It had nothing to do with the accident. The media was upset that Cheney did not hand over a news story to them. A local reporter got the scoop and that upset the major media. Then to add insult to injury, Britt Hume and FOX News got the 1st interview.
In 2005, only ONE hunting accident in the entire state of Texas involved alcohol. One accident, one million licenses. Yep, that makes Dick Cheney - who drank the day he shot Harry Whittington - one in a million. And just why are alcohol-related hunting accidents so rare? Conservative Tucker Carlson explains:
I think Cheney gets to do pretty much whatever he wants, which is why he got to have a beer at lunch on a hunt. I've been on dozens of hunts, there's no beer served as lunch. You can't drink a beer if you shoot, period. Doesn't matter if you're shooting five hours after, you're not allowed to do it. This is the only time I've ever heard of it, and I think he gets to do it because he's the Vice President. So no, I don't think his doctor's going to tell him to not have a beer.
Or, as the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department puts it simply in the report I linked above:
Alcohol and hunting don't mix.
Dick Cheney managed to have a one-in-a-million accident because he refused to play by the rules. I am not surprised in the least: This shooting accident is simply a metaphor for how Cheney and the entire administration have always operated.
Originally posted by jsobecky
The man had BB shot in the right side of his face and neck. So which way did Cheney have to turn to get that shot?
Originally posted by DevinS
wakes up one morning, drinks a 12 pack
goes around shooting people.
Originally posted by FlyersFan
ONE old man walked into the line of fire in heavy tall grass
Do you even know how much he drank and
how long it was between the beer and the hunting?
The more exaggerated crap you post at this site
... the less people will be listening to ANYTHING
you have to say.
Originally posted by Big_BIRD
is it just me or does it seem like Cheney's hunting accident being blown out of porportion.