Friday, September 23, 2005

Press to White House: Bush visit to Texas "another photo-op?"

Sure is nice that the press is finding it's spine again. As has been happening recently, Scotty had another rough day.

From the White House press gaggle:

Q But it sounds like a bit of a photo op, one that he'd prefer over playing the guitar at the airport photo op before Katrina.

MR. McCLELLAN: Well, first of all, let's correct the record on that. There was a reporter from your news organization that was backstage during that event. That was an event to go and thank our troops and talk about the war on terrorism. And it was not an event, as you may have portrayed to some people that are watching this out there by this simple statement. It was --

Q He didn't pick up the guitar while the hurricane was rolling into Louisiana?

MR. McCLELLAN: -- much more than that. The person that was entertaining our troops there presented a gift to the President. So I think you need to make that clear to everybody who's watching this or to your viewers. And it was one of your colleagues at ABC News who was backstage taking a picture of that



Blogger Wolfmoosepigchicken said...

I'm loving the media's little bounce back from the yes-men world they've been living in for the last 5 years. Let's hope they keep it up--regardless of whether or not it involves Bush directly.

4:03 PM  
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