Skip to comments.Lieutenant General Honore - Knows How To Handle The Press
Posted on 09/21/2005 2:10:49 PM PDT by Wrangler22
This morning I was listening to the Laura Ingraham Show and heard her play clips of Lieutenant General Honore addressing reporters about New Orleans evacuation plan for Hurricane Rita. I agree with her assessment that this is the type of no-nonsense, take control person who should be handling press conferences regarding the war in Iraq. Here is an excerpt:
"You're asking last storm questions for people who are concerned about the future storm. Don't get stuck on stupid, reporters. We are moving forward. And don't confuse the people please. You are part of the public message. So help us get the message straight." - Lieutenant General Honore
I love the direct approach the General takes with the press. Read the rest of the transcript of this press conference at radio blogger. http://www.radioblogger.com/#001001
He reminds me of Rumsfeld.
Honore to Media: You're Stuck on Stupid
HONORE: Understand that there's a problem in getting communications out. That's where we need your help. But let's not confuse the questions with the answers. Buses at the convention center will move our citizens for whom we have sworn that we will support and defend, hooah? and we'll move them on. Let's not get stuck on the last storm. You're asking last-storm questions for people who are concerned about the future storm. Don't get stuck on stupid, reporters. We're moving forward -- and don't confuse the people, please. You're a part of the public message. So help us get the message straight.
HONORE: You are stuck on stupid. I'm not going to answer that question. We've got to deal with Rita. This is public information that people are depending on the government to put out. This is the way we gotta do it. So please, I apologize to you, but let's talk about the future. Rita is happening. Right now we need to get good, clean information out to the people that they can use, hooah? and we can have a conversation on the side about the past a few months from now.
Brit Hume's funny of the day was Honore's comments to media!
Then Brit closed his show with
"Fox News... Fair, Balanced... and NOT stuck on stupid."
Someone tell that to Jerry Rivers.
Is there video of this?
They will reshow Special Report with Brit Hume tonight- 9pm pacific if you can catch it. I am unsure if there is actual video yet. There will be - guaranteed the blogger sites are on it. :)
MSM SOS, hooah?
Love this guy especially when he told a dumb a*& reporter
"YOU ARE STUCK ON STUPID "
Maybe he should run for office one day he would get my vote
You can bet little attention will be paid to him from here on.
What pop weavil is going to want to approach him.
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