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Obama to Buck Up Biden

The White House today will usher still photographers into President Obama’s private dining room so they can get a shot of him and Vice President Biden as they are about to dig in to their weekly lunch.

This never happens. It accomplishes two objectives.

Man of wisdom
Man of wisdom

First, it’s retort to the contention of former Defense Secretary Robert Gates and his new book, Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War, in which Gates contends that Vice President Biden “has been wrong on nearly every major foreign policy and national security issue over the past four decades.”

Now, the proper answer to this is, Why stop at foreign policy and national security? But Obama may have a different opinion, and he can’t leave his loyal Biden twisting out there, so he’ll show his support with a photo.

BUT – NO PRINT OR TV REPORTERS ALLOWED. That is, no uncomfortable questions. Just a nice photo, thank you very much. Carney will deal with Q & A.

This also allows the White House to claim it’s responding to grumbling from the press corps that official White House photographer Pete Souza is getting all the good shots.

Maybe a photographer will ask a question? It’s not like you need years of journalism school to ask a question. Actually, it’s not like you need years of journalism school for anything.

But don’t count on it. Because Souza doesn’t ask questions.

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23 Responses to Obama to Buck Up Biden

    • I admit that I haven’t read the book yet, but already I am wondering if the Gates book should not have been titled The Great and Shining Squirrel. Everyone’s a-buzz over it and not talking about Obamacare, the NSA, the IRS, Benghazi etc. Obama always has to have a squirrel out there. Being pretty damn effective too.

      • Julie, you and Grace had some interesting ideas about the fact that Gates is going after Biden in the book. That he might do it because of Hillary. Sounds interesting.
        I dislike Gates, why did he not resign like an honest man instead of carrying out Obamas politics ? And all this ” gutsy call ” nonsense. But I do like that this book, if read with searching eyes, neglecting all the Obama praise that I have read is in it, might give a glimpse of his disastrous leadership.

        • I dislike any & all people who have ‘served’ under Obama as “VP, SecState, SecDef, NSA, DCI, etc.” and the US Military 4 star Flag officers of the Pentagon/”JCS”.

          None of them had the B#lls to say:
          “…Obama is clueless when it comes to US ‘National Security-Defense’ issues, just look at the US RETREAT-FAILURE of Iraq and Afghanistan under Obama…”

        • @swedishlady-“I dislike Gates, why did he not resign like an honest man instead of carrying out Obamas politics ”

          It’s probably because he did not want to let down the troops and the military. He probably realized that if he isn’t there to voice his opinion, then the next Sec of Defense is going to very liberal, and pretty much would side with Biden and Obama.
          And he would be correct. Hagel is just that kind of guy.

        • That’s OK, SL, but I think we really don’t need Robert Gates to tell us what a disaster Obama is and has been. At least not here on WHD.

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  1. I gave up on professional journalism when they gave up Who, What, Where, When and Why. I think should always be in the first sentence of any report? My local news has simply gone to Breaking, School Bus Crash, Click here.

    I think the Obama administration is in damage control now because of Gates and I think they’re going to make it worse. We still have to get Michelle back safely from Maui in time to attend her White House birthday party. I just hope it’s in time before they’re desperate for a “squirrel”. My bad.

    • These days with the exception of a handful of actual journalist you
      needn’t require a functioning brain to be in the ‘press pool’ I think
      they have long been replaced by pod people. If you ask them who
      what when where and why it would result in a comic version of
      ‘Who’s on first’ except Abbott and Costello where smarter.

      • WE readers of “WhiteHouseDossier” can ask 100+, 1000+ better questions at a ‘Carney Briefing’ about the Obama regime than this so-called professional media “WH press corps”…

        (No offense Keith :-)

      • I like the pod person analogy, Lizzy. I liken the WH press pool to Justin Bieber groupies. Only Preezy Revenge is the object of their desire. They put more work into describing what the fraud is wearing rather than investigating what he is doing to our beloved America behind the scenes.

  2. I just saw on Fox a cute scene being filmed of the two of them sitting down for lunch.
    Biden looks professional. Mr. O leaning back in chair like he is at a backyard picnic. He did not bother putting his suit on.

  3. Obama, Biden, Carney.
    The three stooges.
    They think that we are stupid.
    Some of us are.
    The many of us that are not need to take control.

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