The White House upgraded from a teleprompter to a giant TV monitor.
TVNewser: Based on Nielsen Fast National data, 31.1 million viewers tuned in across the big four broadcast networks at 8pmET to watch President Obama’s second prime time news conference of his presidency. That’s down more than two million viewers from his first news conference February 24.
Conservative radio host and CNN contributor Bill Bennett says the conservatives’ idea that the press is in love with President Obama has been disproven. His comments last night on CNN via HuffPost: “There is a conservative strand of thinking that says the press is in love with Barack Obama. Not tonight… He went through a murderer’s row, from Jake Tapper to Chip Reid and CNN’s own Ed Henry. And you saw a flash of anger from the President at Ed Henry.”
Henry’s take on the exchange here.
And a montage of reactions: