May 19, 2013
Cheney Accidentally Shoots Hunting Partner
Posted on Feb 12, 2006
AP: CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shot and wounded a companion during a weekend quail hunting trip in Texas, spraying the fellow hunter in the face and chest with shotgun pellets.
Harry Whittington, a millionaire attorney from Austin, was in stable condition in the intensive care unit of a Corpus Christi hospital Sunday. story
Truthdig says: It strains credulity to suggest, as the White House has, that the vice president couldn’t inform the national media of the incident while also ensuring proper medical care of the guy on the receiving end of his shotgun blast. | story
UPDATE: NBC’s David Gregory gets into verbal fisticuffs with White House spokesman Scott McClellan about Cheny’s late disclosure.
UPDATE #2: Editor & Publisher probes Cheney’s late disclosure.
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