What's a little gunshot among friends?
Cheney accidentally shot his companion while quail hunting on a ranch in Texas this weekend. The guy he shot is okay, although he was peppered with shotgun pellets over his cheek, neck and chest. These things happen but here's the scary part.
[E]mergency personnel traveling with Cheney tended to Whittington, holding his face and cleaning up the blood.Think about that. The number two man in our government travels with an ambulance. Hard to believe anybody ever seriously considers him as a contender in 08.
"Fortunately, the vice president has got a lot of medical people around him and so they were right there and probably more cautious than we would have been," she said. "The vice president has got an ambulance on call, so the ambulance came."