Is this really necessary?
Claire Buchan, standing in for Scottie McPuppet, begins the gaggle in typical fashion ...
MS. BUCHAN: Let me start and give you a little bit about the President's day today.Yeah we know, the deserter, and miserable failure in-chief, banner at the ready, will pose for every available photo-op with his pre-screened Repugnican 'rally?' attendees and send the bill for these campaign follies to the 'merikun taxpayer. Different day; same bu
Q Is this a campaign event?Claire's idea of humor or have they really not learned to keep him from wandering off script?
MS. BUCHAN: Yes, all of them today.
Q What's the reaction to Sharon's plan to put a thousand more settlers in the West Bank?
MS. BUCHAN: We've seen those reports, and our embassy in Israel has been in touch with the government and has asked for some details. That's where it stands at the moment.
Q Will he talk about Airbus subsidies?
MS. BUCHAN: I don't believe that's in his remarks. But stay tuned; he may. But I --[Nitpicker emphasis]