Dick Cheney and "target fixation"

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Tim Grieve
February 14, 2006 7:18PM (UTC)

There's a metaphor in here somewhere:

Rod Slings, a hunting safety officer with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, tells Des Moines' KCCI that Dick Cheney's accidental shooting of a hunting companion may have been caused by "target fixation," a condition that arises when a hunter becomes so focused on one target that "everything else becomes blurry."

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Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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