Vice President Dick Cheney made a public appearance to promise to improve military healthcare--but made news with his own health. He has a blood clot in his left leg, the type that can form after the prolonged sitting in cramped quarters that prevents proper circulation of the blood. So-called Economy Class Condition "can kill," warned CBS' Jim Axelrod. Cheney has just traveled around the world by air--NBC's Andrea Mitchell diagramed his 65-hour, 23,000-mile route to Tokyo to Sydney to Oman to Kabul to London--but ABC's Timothy Johnson found it unimaginable that his traveling conditions resembled economy class in any way: "I suspect he was up an around and walking," Johnson told substitute anchor Elizabeth Vargas.
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