As Carney continued to field questions, he appeared to forget the family name of border patrol agent Brian Terry, who was death ignited the investigation after he was killed by drug smugglers armed with weapons obtained through Operation Fast and Furious.So, asking the president a question is a terrible affront to civility but openly laughing at the press secretary is okay.
“We have provided Congress every document that pertains to the operation itself that is at issue here when you talk about the family that you referred to,” Carney said. When Tapper provided him the name, he repeated it — “the Terry family.”
And when Carney said that Obama’s decision to assert executive privilege over documents subpoenaed by Congress was “entirely about principle,” reporters openly laughed.
Friday, June 22, 2012
It was a brutal day in the White House press room for Obama's spokeshole, Jay Carney:
Posted by Rick Moore on 6/22/2012