Saturday, October 27, 2007

Raiding the Cookie Jar -- Again



They’ve done it again. The Bush Administration staged a fake news conference and got caught with their hand in the cookie jar. The fact that it was FEMA that got caught just makes the story bittersweet.

FEMA blasted for 'news' conference

”The news conference looked like a success in the Bush administration's effort this week to demonstrate it could respond competently to a disaster.

On Friday, however, the agency admitted that the softball questions were posed by FEMA employees, not reporters.”


The best part, though -- the very best part -- was this line:

” "It is not a practice that we would employ here at the White House," said Press Secretary Dana Perino,... “

Sure they wouldn’t. I don’t think I’m the only one that will remember Jeff Gannon.

Don Brown
October 27, 2007

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