Funny-Prickly Exchange at White House Briefing

By Betsy Rothstein 

porc-4.jpeg A comical yet prickly moment at a briefing this week between a reporter from The Washington Times and White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs:

Q: Robert, can you address — just related, but broadly —
growing concern on the left that the President feels he can take his
base for granted? Is that true? Does the President —

MR. GIBBS: I don’t know what — based on what?

Q: Well, there’s a lot of activity on the left-leaning blogs, on TV, there’s a —

MR. GIBBS: They let you read that at The Washington Times?

Q: They let me read whatever I want.