"I'm going to ask somebody to grab those two water bottles against the wall and move them out of the camera shot for me," Barber said.Can we all agree now that Georgie is just an empty suit? There will be a lot of people surprised to learn that the vast majority of his public events are heavily scripted, but he has been doing it for a long, long time.
A brief rehearsal ensued.
"OK, so let's just walk through this," Barber said. "Captain Kennedy, you answer the first question and you hand the mike to whom?"
"Captain Smith," Kennedy said.
"Captain. Smith? You take the mike and you hand it to whom?" she asked.
"Captain Kennedy," the soldier replied.
And so it went.
Thursday, October 13, 2005
It appears the national media finally woke up from their deep slumber and are in a fighting mood. They don't even sugarcoat this article, entitled "Bush Teleconference With Soldiers Staged"