Saturday, March 21, 2009

When the L.A. Times criticises Obama, you know the awakening has begun

I don't think that's the White House fence we're looking at. I think those are Jail bars, and we're on the wrong side of them.
Obama White House bars press from press award ceremony

from The Los Angelos Times
March 21, 2009

We are not making this up:

Barack Obama was elected commander in chief promising to run the most transparent presidential administration in American history.

This achievement and the overall promise of his historic administration caused the National Newspaper Publishers Assn. to name him "Newsmaker of the Year."

The president is to receive the award from the federation of black community newspapers in a White House ceremony this afternoon.

The Obama White House has closed the press award ceremony to the press.

From the president's official schedule:

"Later in the afternoon, the President and the First Lady will attend a reception with the National Newspaper Publisher Association in the State Dining Room, where they will be presented the Newsmaker of the Year award. This event is closed press."

Maybe they'll let the newspaper people pass the award through the fence.
-- Andrew Malcolm
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