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White House's Gibbs has mastered art of speaking with his hand
The Washington Post ^
| January 20, 2010
| Dana Milbank
Posted on 01/21/2010 11:59:03 AM PST by Cheap_Hessian
For Democrats, the only good thing to come from Tuesday's loss of the Senate election in Massachusetts is this: It could wipe the grin off Robert Gibbs's face.
The Democrats' failed struggle to hold onto Ted Kennedy's seat in the liberal state showed how badly the party's brand had been damaged over the past year. But as the White House press corps challenged President Obama's press secretary on Tuesday afternoon about the anticipated loss, Gibbs answered with his usual mix of wisecracks and insults.
"Broadly speaking, can you talk about the difference between 59 and 60 votes in the Senate and what that means for the president's agenda this year?"
"Broadly, it's one," Gibbs answered.
Will Obama hold a news conference Wednesday to discuss the results?
"Be here around 10 a.m. If we're not here, start without us."
"Is there something you could have done better," asked Sheryl Stolberg of the New York Times, so that "you wouldn't be in the situation that you're in right now?"
"Sheryl," Gibbs replied, "I'll read this transcript and think there's things that I could have done better." No doubt.
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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: gibbs; jackass; media; press
posted on 01/21/2010 12:00:21 PM PST
(That's all I can stands and I can't stands no more?? This is one of those days!)
i would fire him and start over
posted on 01/21/2010 12:01:23 PM PST
(keep up the good work I am out of work but post 20 a month to this out of WF Check)
Oh, that was his hand?
I thought it was his one good eye winking at America from behind the podium..
posted on 01/21/2010 12:02:43 PM PST
(You shall not ignore the laws of God, the Market, the Jungle, and Reciprocity Rm10.10)
speaking with his hand
Speaking? Is that what they call it these days??
posted on 01/21/2010 12:04:44 PM PST
(Palin-Bachmann Overdrive 2012 - takin' care o' business!)
posted on 01/21/2010 12:06:13 PM PST
Note to Wash press corps: fear The Hand, you uns don’t know where it’s been.
posted on 01/21/2010 12:07:07 PM PST
(Anybody can buy a truck!....)
posted on 01/21/2010 12:07:44 PM PST
by eeevil conservative
(GIVE ME A PLACE TO STAND AND I WILL MOVE THE EARTH....Archimedes)
Scoot McClellan looked like a high school poser as Press Secretary. He looked professional in comparison to this joke
What a punk. Where does Obama dig up bums like this? But, on those counts, I guess he fits right in with this bunch.
posted on 01/21/2010 12:14:26 PM PST
posted on 01/21/2010 12:14:44 PM PST
by Young Werther
( ("Quae Cum Ita Sunt - Julius Caesar "Since these things are so!"))
They don’t call him Dr. Gibboels for nothing. The lies and obfuscation just come naturally.
Comes from the daily WH circle jerks.
Looking forward to the day when this arrogant ass has his balloon popped.
Pass the popcorn!
posted on 01/21/2010 12:15:59 PM PST
posted on 01/21/2010 12:22:19 PM PST
(Cry MALAISE! and let slip the dogs of incompetence.)
I am increasingly convinced that evertything the Obama team knows about governance, they learned from watching West Wing. I'm serious about that.
posted on 01/21/2010 12:22:36 PM PST
The press has put up with him all this time. Do you think they have had enough of his antics? They should insulted.
This moron appointed by failed POTUS Obama outranks VP Joe Biden as the dumbest human being on the face of the earth. Obama has not made one good appointment to any office since he was elected. These people that Obama surrounds himself never worked a real day in their entire lives!!!! And....they all have one thing in common, they hate America and the common folk that make this country great and number one in the world!!!!
His boss has mastered the art of speaking with ONE FINGER!
Gibbs is a total a-hole. Not just an idiot like Scott McClellan, not just a wise-ass like Clinton’s spokesmen, but a stupid, arrogant, a-hole. I’m surprised even RAT reporters put up with his act.
Where is Baghdad Bob? At least he was entertaining. Gibbs is a sock puppet.
posted on 01/21/2010 12:30:13 PM PST
by The Great RJ
("The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money." M. Thatcher)
His comments and behavior accurately reflect the manner in which the administration he represents regards the American People.
The arrogance of Hussein and those around him is boundless. Only a bunch of MSM sock-puppets could put up with it.
posted on 01/21/2010 12:39:24 PM PST
(AGENDA OF THE LEFT EXPOSED)
Most sock puppets do.............
posted on 01/21/2010 12:46:35 PM PST
by Red Badger
(Obama - The first ever elected lame duck..............)
” Ted Kennedy's seat”
I keep seeing in the press and hearing on the radio & Television how this is Teddy Kennedy's seat. has everyone conveniently forgot that this is JOHN F. KENNEDY'S old seat. I think it really more significant that Brown captured a seat that has been controlled by the Kennedy machine since the 1940s. Two seatwarmers, Kirk & Smith to hold the seat until the approved canidate was elected. I guess the Kennedy Dynasty is finally over.
posted on 01/21/2010 1:11:10 PM PST
Yes, but does he know the thousand fist of Rumsfeld?
posted on 01/21/2010 2:44:51 PM PST
posted on 01/21/2010 2:48:22 PM PST
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