Tag: press conferences

Arkansas And Indiana Suck Up To Big Gay With ‘Fixed’ Religious Freedom Bills

Late Thursday, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson was FIRST! to call a press conference so he could sign the "fixed" Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) into law, following a weeklong national outcry. Before any journalist could even open a new browser...

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson Won’t Sign Anti-Gay Bill As Is, Reports Walmart

Having learned nothing from the PR disaster in Indiana this week, the Arkansas legislature passed its own Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) on Tuesday, sending it to the desk of Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson. The bill, HB 1228, is a close...

Everyone Is Laughing At That Poor Dumb Idiot, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence

The Indianapolis Star's Tuesday edition is a bit stunning, in that the entire front page is devoted to an editorial demanding that Indiana lawmakers "FIX THIS NOW." They are of course referring to the Fuck The Gays law, signed by...

Chris Christie Takes Full Responsibility For Underlings’ Terrible Vengeful Bullying

Now that the dust is starting to settle on the Biggest Press Conference of His Political Career, let's see whether Governor Chris Christie saved his political bacon (mmmm, bacon). He did the necessary moves, started out with apologies to...

Reporters To Obama: War War War War War War Now War?

Reporters at today's White House press conference opened their dialogue with the president on a familiar topic: War: When are we having it, and can we have it now. WAR. Also, why don't you ever visit Israel you horrible...

U.S. Government Will Announce Space Monster Invasion Tomorrow

What did NASA send your Wonkette for some reason? Secret plans for the new Chevrolet space shuttle? A wacky "mash up" video of NASA accidents? No! It's even better/worse than all that: "NASA will hold a news conference at...

Emo Obama Admits Defeat

President Obama made his big post-election press conference this afternoon, and it turns out he heard about that election thing that happened last night too. He said his party received "a shellacking," but that wasn't merely a quoted pun...

Shirley Sherrod Displays Best Body Language Ever In Vilsack Press Conference

Oh look, our pal Shirley finally ended her well-deserved weeks of R&R to hold a press conference with Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack-of-poop about him groveling to get her to come back to the USDA. She decided not to take...

Obama Likes His Reporter-Time to Feel ‘Special’

On the eve of President Barack Obama's first official press conference since 1972, CBS correspondent and numbers cruncher Mark Knoller has just released a follow-up to his groundbreaking report on Obama's golf addiction. This time, Knoller and his abacus...

Obama Lets Tiny Terrorist Invade the White House

Guess what was prancing around the people's Rose Garden during Barack Obama's press conference about Wall Street reform yesterday? A little brown invader! This mouse arrogantly taunted the White House press corps while scoping out new places to deposit...

Blumenthal: You All Lie, I Was Awesome At The Military

Vietnam hero Richard "Dick" Blumenthal, having now learned that there is such a thing as "opposition research" in U.S. Senate campaigns, organized a ragtag group of elderly Marines and apparently Dennis Hopper (?) for his press conference today in...

President Obama Confirms That He Is ‘Angry,’ Continues With Scheduled Events

President Barack Obama's White House staff alerted reporters last evening that the President would be hosting a press event late Friday morning to inform them of his "anger" with both the public and private responses to a recent oil...

David Paterson Cannot Govern And Run For Re-Election At The Same Time

This is the best that friend-to-nice-ladies David Paterson could come up with, explaining why he decided to exit the New York governor's race: "It has become increasingly clear to me in the last few days that I cannot run...

Evan Bayh Is Just Too Good For Congress

Whoa, a long-ish speech with the wife and two muppets? He didn't even lose an election earlier today, and he's not resigning immediately, so... why he must just be very self-absorbed! Here is why he is not running: Congress...

Was Barack Obama Too Smart With His ‘Policies’ Last Night?

Since most top-notch political pundits do not understand or value public policy, they simply did not care for Barack Obama's attempt to explain a very complicated reform effort last night with such grown-up words as "incentivize" and "cost-curve." Psychotic...

More Of Obama Wanting To Burn Reporters With His Lit Cigarette

Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy Here we have excerpted the traditional "red meat" portion of a Barack Obama press conference, in which we hear from all three network news correspondents, consecutively. Why does...