Or maybe not. But good gravy Andrew. You link to this guy?
The link goes to a youtube nerdrant "proof" that Sullivan says:
The persuasive claim of the video: Harry Whittington was shot at close range, between 15 and 18 feet, not the 90 claimed by Dick Cheney and the Secret Service
Here's the thing. Dick Cheney never claimed it was 90 feet. The secret service never claimed it was 90 feet. I'll put that another way: Dick Cheney never claimed it was 90 feet. The secret service never claimed it was 90 feet. Never mind that someone guessing that distance outdoors could be off by 30 feet just because guessing distances isn't something most of us do every day. The secret service never guessed. Dick Cheney never guessed. They accurately never guessed.
This video "proof" came out when the
And never mind that others disagree on the ballistics; this is a guy shooting chickens and watermelons in the desert to prove what, exactly? Andrew Sullivan, you've gone into this fray half-cocked. Good thing it's a nonfray. And at least you've got Alex's homepage now, in case you ever need Star Trek trivia or views on that whole "Trekkie" vs "Trekker" imbroglio.