Sunday, February 12, 2006

Vice Presidents with Guns

The above image is a depiction of the famous duel between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton in 1804, which was back in a time when vice presidents would occasionally take political associates out into the woods and shoot them.

Indexed by tags news, history, politics, Dick Cheney, shotgun, Aaron Burr, Alexander Hamilton, duel.
Image credits: "Duel of Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton," from
Lamb's History of New York, public domain, courtesy New York Public Library.


Blogger The GraveDigger said...

This is yet another example of when good times go bad. But hey, at least this guy isn't VP.

4:40 PM  

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