WH Pool Report: Cheney Hunting Jokes Officially Not Offensive Anymore

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From today’s White House Pool Report #2:

Before discussing the executive order he would soon sign, the president pointed out to the crowd of fishing enthusiasts, journalists, bystanders and girl scouts that First Lady Laura Bush had skipped the event and had headed to the St. Micheal’s weekend home of Vice President Dick Cheney ahead of their later scheduled lunch. “I guess you could say she’s the taster,” Bush said, to laughter.


Bush told the crowd he would be heading out to do a little fishing, because, referring to Cheney, “The Secret Service won’t let me go hunting with him.”