Whittington downed a bird and went to retrieve it. Stewart and the Daily Show' s correspondents repeatedly accentuated their disbelief of the absurdity of a sitting vice president shooting a year-old man in the face while hunting quail which are raised in a pen and released mere seconds before they are shot. This section needs additional citations for verification. He asked people in the studio audience to raise their hands if they had ever shot anyone. South Park parodied the incident in the season 10 episode " Mystery of the Urinal Deuce ". Kirk had called Salinas while en route to the Armstrong Ranch to investigate a possible hunting accident. Whittington requested not to be recorded 'due to his voice being raspy', but agreed to supply a written affidavit as soon as he returned home to his office.
Armstrong said she never saw Cheney or Whittington drink until later at the house where Cheney had a few cocktails.
Dick Cheney hunting incident
The Secret Service said that they gave notice to the Sheriff about one hour after the shooting. Cheney attempts to shoot a crossbow to kill Stan and Kyle but misses, leading him to exclaim: Whittington downed a bird and went to retrieve it. According to the report, Cheney "was swinging on game", i. During a Saturday Night Live skit, Kristen Wiig as Diane Sawyer mentions the incident during a mock interview regarding Cheney's accomplishments as vice president in which he denies feeling any regrets for the situation.