Paul Burka off to a good start in Slate on the Cheney shenanigans.Who was in charge?: In other words, no one ... leaving the three hunters in Dick Cheney's party on their own while hostess Katharine Armstrong watched from the car.At what range was Whittington hit? Official story is that the blast from the vice president's shotgun hit Whittington at 30 yards, for which range the pattern of wounds between lower chest and forehead makes a pretty tight zone.Whose fault? What's irking folks is White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan's bid to place blame on the victim. It's the shooter 's duty to know what he's shooting at - and where his buddies are.