The immaturity of this administration is evidenced almost everyday. Between a president who can’t answer questions without having to read someone else’s words (just words) off a prompter, a secretary of state who flunked history, a treasury secretary who was confused by Turbo Tax, and a press secretary who is a giggling punk, we now see why some positions are still vacant: no one wants to have anything to do with them.
The White House’s chief spokesman on Friday said he enjoyed watching “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart give a lashing to CNBC’s Jim Cramer over how he and the business network have covered the collapsing economy. Cramer’s Thursday appearance on Stewart’s Comedy Central program garnered buzz that carried all the way to the White House briefing room.
Press secretary Robert Gibbs said he had spoken with President Barack Obama on Thursday about watching the Stewart-Cramer showdown. “I forgot to e-mail and remind him that it was on, so I don’t know if he’s seen it,” Gibbs said when asked by a reporter Friday. “I enjoyed it thoroughly.”
It won’t take long for compilation reels to be made of the many significant gaffes made by this less than six-week-old administration, and Giggles Gibbs will have a prominent role. Statements like his above assures that.