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Alert reader StickDog at DU caught this tidbit. When first posted, NBC news quoted Katharine Armstrong as saying:

"There may be a beer or two in there," she said, "but remember not everyone in the party was shooting.".

About an hour later, the quote was deleted from the story.

The original text was captured by Google and you can see it here.

BushCo still has major clout as they managed to remove even this small mention of alcohol.

It begins to make sense that Cheney refused to speak with a deputy until later Sunday morning, if there was a danger of the deputy would smell beer or notice Cheney was obviously drunk.

Update: DU's detectives come through again with a screen shot of the actual story before it was scrubbed.

Screen shot, etc. here: