Today, Obama held a much-discussed press conference to address the situation in the Gulf. Dave Weigel starts us off right:
Helen Thomas! Drink!
RT @dave_in_sa: Would Top Kill work on Sex And the City? // More accurate name: Flop Kill.
Innuendo from pourmecoffee! Are the children asleep?
Even if Sarah doesn't, I'm sure Bristol Palin would agree -- blowout preventers don't always work. Better not to drill.
CNN's Peter Hamby identifies a recurring verbal tic, though Obama would probably just deny it.
classic Obama phrase: "this notion that somehow ... [fill in the blank] ... is simply not true"
Somebody get The Huffington Post's Jason Linkins on the Pentagon payroll!
Wait? We're in Afghanistan? WHY HAVEN'T WE TOP KILLED THAT PLACE?
We're going to go out on a limb here and say The Washington Post's Greg Sargent is probably 100 percent correct.
Ugh, Obama's quotation of "drill baby drill" means this will now be inevitably painted as a standoff between him and Palin
Blogger and Media Matters staffer Oliver Willis hits upon the power behind the throne.
i just have this image now of Malia randomly popping up in Obama's day asking "fixed it yet dad? now? now?"
So this is why Miles Grant never pages us.
Office switching to Outlook. Contacts still has "car" or "pager" options. Gee, wonder why Google & Mac have eaten Microsoft's lunch
And finally, Dave Waldman announces a new project--though we can't say we see it succeeding.
I've put up a new fence to try to keep the media from giving a crap what Sarah Palin is doing.
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