Skip to comments.Was vice president sending 'Godfather'-style message? (Leftist Wackos)
Posted on 02/14/2006 5:21:23 PM PST by wagglebee
Columnist Barry Saunders
A North Carolina columnist claimed today Dick Cheney's shooting of friend Harry Whittington was not an accident, but was meant to be a message to his former chief of staff, Scooter Libby, not to testify against the vice president in the Valerie Plame leak investigation.
"If you believe it was just an accident that Vice President Dick Cheney shot his hunting companion last weekend, you obviously have never seen 'The Godfather' movies."
Continued Saunders in his column: "Just as surely as a fish wrapped in a bulletproof vest means 'Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes,' that shotgun blast to Whittington's face was meant to convey that I. Lewis 'Scooter' Libby had better bite his tongue and forget about testifying against Cheney, his former boss, in the Valerie Plame spy case."
Libby has been indicted on federal charges he lied to investigators probing the leak of Plame's identity to the media. Last week, prosecutors reported he told a grand jury that superiors authorized him to disclose classified information to reporters because they were angered about Plame's husband's opposition to the Iraq war.
"A vice president who'll shoot an ally to get across his message of omerta that's mobspeak for 'hush up' may be considered a national disgrace by some," writes Saunders. "Not by me. I embrace the prospect of a lead-slingin' veep. Think of the impact Cheney's shot heard 'round the world will have on America's diplomatic efforts. When obstinate countries declare their unwillingness to negotiate with Secretary of State Condi Rice, all we have to do is roll out Deadeye Dick."
Whittington, Cheney's hunting buddy who was shot, had a mild heart attack today in the hospital where he is recovering from pellet wounds.
"Some of the bird shot appears to have moved and lodged into part of his heart in what we would say is a minor heart attack," Peter Banko, the administrator at Christus Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-Memorial in Texas. told a news conference outside the hospital today.
Say what you will about the Clintons.
When they shoot their lawyer, he stays dead!
The VP's real name in Riccardo Cheni. And if he really wanted to send a message, he woulda used buckshot!
*ahem* If it was "Godfather Style" Cheney wouldn't have pulled the trigger himself, braniac. Liberals are morons.
"Not by me. I embrace the prospect of a lead-slingin' veep. Think of the impact Cheney's shot heard 'round the world will have on America's diplomatic efforts. When obstinate countries declare their unwillingness to negotiate with Secretary of State Condi Rice, all we have to do is roll out Deadeye Dick.
The prospect of having to sit across the table from Cheney, in orange vest, Elmer Fudd hat and a chaw of Red Man in his cheek, will, for instance, make Iran give up its plans to develop plutonium."
This bit and his previous columns lend creadence to my theory that this is nothing but a misguided attempt at humor. This guy fancies himself as a Dave Barry type. He is not being serious.
"If I wanted to kill you, you'd be dead already."
I like the hat. Technically, though--- shouldn't it be tin foil?
"We'll know for sure when Scooter wakes up with Helen Thomas's head on the pillow next to him."
Well it is a remarable view into the Leftist mind. "Hmm, my ex is about to testify about my drug habit in my robbery trial. I know, I will shoot my dog to Send her a mesage". So just what else do the Leftists do to send each other messages?????
"I liked Barry better as a running back."
I AM a football fan...he is THAT Barry Sanders?!?
Holey-moley!!! Apparently one too many shots to the head during his playing career.
Or maybe Hillary got to him.
"Take your Doo-Rag off let your brain grow" DJ Quick~
LIBERALISM IS A MENTAL DISORDER
I've been quail hunting several times, a 28 gauge shell at anything other than point-blank range is really only dangerous if it hits somebody's eye. This was an unfortunate accident, but not all that uncommon. Getting hit in the head with a baseball can be far more dangerous, this is on about the same level as getting a fish hook through your hand.
I'm sure that Cheney feels a lot of regret and will probably be replaying this in his head for the rest of his life. But it was an accident and that's all that needs to be said.
I love it. My leftist mother (I love her dearly) called me right after she heard of the shooting. She wanted to rub it in my face... Instead, I told her that the Vice President had recently joined PETA, and was just protecting mother earth's precious little animals.
Don't mess with the "Godfather" did you hear that Iran. He shoots his friends, just image what he'd do to you. /sarcasm
So is it fair to state that Harry Whittington is Fredo?
Robert Duvall standing in the driveway saying, "Sorry, Sal I can't help you," is one of the coldest most classic lines in any movie ever.
Affirmative action journalism.
LOL! You'd think a lot of the leftists would be thrilled with Saturday's events.