White House opens Obama/Biden lunch to still photographers

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http://twitter.com/#!/KellyO/status/420725764037042176 Don’t get too excited, but the White House has decided to allow still photographs of tomorrow’s weekly lunch between President Obama and Vice President Biden. http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/420718397442121729 This is a rare move by the White House, which has certainly been less than transparent. Could it have something to do with former Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ […]

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‘She’s got the sledgehammer out’: Sharyl Attkisson nails WH for withholding info

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http://twitter.com/#!/eriContrarian/status/408291663803858944 Sharyl Attkisson embodies everything the media is supposed to be: tireless, tenacious, truth-driven, and utterly fearless. Despite knowing well how the Obama administration treats reporters who get in the way, Attkisson has nevertheless refused to let the White House off the hook for its systematic stonewalling. Today, she took to Twitter to remind her followers […]

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‘Everything will be fine now’: White House unleashes pro-refugee hashtag

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The Obama administration insists that the Syrian refugees they want to bring to the United States consists of “widows and orphans,” and in order to convince everybody that’s the case, the White House has upped their social media PR game: Yep, there it is: The promise of hashtag, part 462! Read more: http://twitchy.com/2015/11/18/everything-will-be-fine-now-white-house-unleashes-pro-refugee-hashtag/

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‘This is horrifying’: Pollster Frank Luntz releases favorability ratings

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Correction: The title of this post has been changed to reflect that the polling data cited comes from a YouGov poll and not Frank Luntz’ organization. Text within the post stating that the data was from a Frank Luntz poll has also been corrected to cite the correct source of the information. The original title […]

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‘Continues to do very good work’: White House lavishes praise on Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel

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President Obama’s chief of staff, Denis McDonough, said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that the president remains highly confident of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, despite protests and calls for Emanuel’s resignation over the alleged cover-up of the shooting death of Laquan McDonald. McDonough said of a recent visit to Chicago: “The city looks great, the […]

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Activate shocked faces: White House buried prostitution scandal, IG report

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http://twitter.com/#!/JohnEkdahl/status/520034645862133761 Yep. Ho-hum. Another day, another Obama scandal. Corruptocracy: It’s what’s for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I'd say Obama's going to be livid when he reads the papers tomorrow, but it appears he knew about it over two years ago. #Cartagena — Josh Jordan (@NumbersMuncher) October 9, 2014 Breaking from @CarolLeonnig @DavidNakamura: Aides knew of […]

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‘Hold me closer, tiny dancer’: Obama-Carney hug breaks new awkwardness mold [pics]

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http://twitter.com/#!/BethanyBowra/status/472447103487057920 Well, kids, it’s the end of an era. As Twitchy reported, Jay Carney is stepping down as White House press secretary. Dan Pfeiffer is pretty upset about it, but nobody’s sadder than President Obama (he’s sadder than hell, dontcha know), who clung to Carney in a tender embrace: http://twitter.com/#!/RickSheridan/status/472444494596411392 Uhhhh … http://twitter.com/#!/senatorshoshana/status/472446986688688129 http://twitter.com/#!/seanagnew/status/472443571602456576 A […]

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There’s A New Campaign To Feature A Woman On The $20 Bill

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“A woman’s place is on the money,” the nonprofit Women on $20s says. 1. A nonprofit is campaigning for Andrew Jackson to lose his spot on the $20 bill and be replaced with a less controversial female historical figure. View this image › Paul J. Richards / Getty Images 2. U.S. money highlights the achievements […]

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O-Bam! How do you crush Obama’s ‘selfie wall’ WH with one point? Like this

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http://twitter.com/#!/iowahawkblog/status/481062264410079232 Heh. Truth is now stranger than fiction. The “selfie wall’ and lactation room? Oh, they happened. Valerie Jarrett joined in promoting the absurdity as well. http://twitter.com/#!/ConwayCD/status/481065101286338560 Snort. But perhaps the nonsense is apropos? http://twitter.com/#!/markolivo/status/481064496417370112 Bingo. Like its occupant. Related: Not a photoshop: White House signs promote ‘selfie wall,’ ‘lactation room’ [photo] Oh dear: Valerie Jarrett’s […]

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