“The President was running down a list of reporters preselected to ask questions. The White House had decided in advance who would be allowed to question the President and who was left out,”…..”Mr. Obama can more than handle his own, so our guess is that this is an attempt to discipline reporters who aren’t White House favorites,” says the Wall Street Journal. Read it here.
“However, it has become apparent during this process that this will not work for me as I have found that on issues such as the stimulus package and the Census there are irresolvable conflicts for me. Prior to accepting this post, we had discussed these and other potential differences, but unfortunately we did not adequately focus on these concerns. We are functioning from a different set of views on many critical items of policy,” says Senator Gregg in an article from the Drudge Report. Read it here.
“At this particular moment, with the private sector so weakened by this recession, the federal government is the only entity left with the resources to jolt our economy back to life….”, says Mr. Prez in a CNN article. The commentator replies, “I ask, what resources does the federal government have? We are broke, too!” Resources…that’s just plain funny. Does he know who pays his salary?? Anyway, read it here.
BHO knows that he has to deal with Republicans but he’s finding that no one wants to come outside and play. Any reasonable person can see right through BHO’s rhetoric. And now he’s picking out his personal Press list so he won’t be asked questions that confuse or confront an actual issue:
Apparently some of these reporters made him look bad which I find interesting because it would be merely an assumption that the President of the United States would actually know the answer!
And my personal favorite: “I screwed up”, Mr. Prez says in a MSNBC article. Read it here.