Probably the best historical parallel for Vice President Cheney’s shotgun accident while quail hunting is Talking Point Memo’s remark that,
Dick Cheney now joins Aaron Burr as one of the two vice presidents to shoot someone while in office. Are we leaving anyone out?
That said, questions swirl around the incident, including just how severe the injuries are, and why the Veep’s office waited 24 hours to acknowledge the incident.
TalkLeft has some background on the legal issues. It appears lawyers were not in season…