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Our Useless White House Press Corps

jerryjoe Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 4:06 PM
During his press conference today the president mentioned a number of times that there were a number of things that he was pushing. Perhaps he should stop pushing and 1) lead or 2) shove it!
Chries Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 4:08 PM
It's clear that when Obama pushes really hard it results in a bunch of c r a p coming out...
ConcealedCarry Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 4:13 PM
... spewed my drink on my keyboard...
jerryjoe Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 4:22 PM
sorry, here's a face tissue :)
ConcealedCarry Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 4:40 PM
Thanks for making it a face tissue and not a roll of toilet paper. :-)

I don't always agree with Slate's Dave Weigel, but his withering piece on the willful obsolescence of the White House press corps came to mind today as President Obama fielded questions about the sequester.  Obama's initial remarks were filled with inaccuracies, misplaced blame and tendentious arguments -- but that's par for the course. The "question" and "answer" session was far more aggravating.  Let's review the transcript and recount just a few reasons...