Vice-President Dick Cheney having shot a guy he was hunting with isn’t funny. The victim, a 78 year-old lawyer named Harry Whittington, could have been seriously hurt and thank fortune he’s in stable condition, etc. What’s funny to me (and you know this is going to be Letterman/Leno material on Monday evening) is the New York Times report that Cheney “fired his shotgun without realizing that Mr. Whittington had approached him from behind, spraying his fellow hunter on his right side, on his cheek, neck and chest.” I once mistakenly shot one of my own guys in the arm with a paintball during a war game I took part in north of Los Angeles, so I know how Cheney might feel…but at least I didn’t tag the guy in the neck and face.