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No apologies from Cheney over release of shooting story

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Okay, Dick's sorry about shooting the 78-year old guy. But, in typical Cheney fashion, he's not apologizing for how he handled releasing the news that the Vice President of the United States shot someone. He's got his story and he's sticking to it:

Cheney has been roundly criticized for failing to tell the public about the accident until the next day. He said he thought it made sense to let the owner of the ranch where it happened reveal the accident on the local newspaper's Web site Sunday morning.

"I thought that was the right call," Cheney said. "I still do."

Cheney said he agreed that ranch owner Katharine Armstrong should make the story public, because she was an eyewitness, because she grew up on the ranch and because she is "an acknowledged expert in all of this" as a past head of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. He also agreed with her decision to choose the local newspaper as the way to get the news out.

"I thought that made good sense because you can get as accurate a story as possible from somebody who knew and understood hunting and then it would immediately go up to the wires and be posted on the Web site, which is the way it went out and I thought that was the right call," Cheney said.

"What do you think now?" he was asked.

"I still do," Cheney responded. "The accuracy was enormously important. I had no press person with me."
Sure, And Saddam Hussein had nuclear weapons.

Seriously, does the way they released the information make sense to anyone besides Dick Cheney? Because someone should tell him, that actually, it doesn't make any sense. None. It's fishy. Really fishy.

We think you're hiding something, Dick.

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