"The Right to Arm Bears" by Steve Payne
says: in which we amuse ourselves by envisioning a rather different
hunting incident for the former Vice President? Please note that the
opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the
In 2006, the conservative
political commentator Rush Limbaugh was accidentally peppered in the face
with birdshot pellets by Vice President Dick Cheney during a hunt in the
north-western United States.
Cheney had turned to shoot what he thought was a fat grizzly bear but
fortunately Limbaugh escaped unscathed as the majority of the bird-shot
lodged in his jowls.
When asked for a comment in his hospital bed, Rush chirped that it was an
honor to be shot by such a great American.
says this not-to-be-taken seriously post was adapted from a comment
entered by Mr Joseph Annaruma on may 1st 2010. The comic expression used in
this title was devised by the comedian
Robin Williams. To
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