In the same press conference White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs mocked Sarah Palin and the tea party movement.
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs reads the words ‘Eggs, Milk, Bread (crossed out), Hope, and Change’ written in marker on his hand as he briefs reporters after President Barack Obama made an unannounced visit to the James Brady Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010. Former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin has been seen with hand written notes on her hands in recent public appearances. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs mocked the Tea Party movement during his press conference today. This was on the same day that President Obama called for an end to petty politics.
Check out his facial expressions–
From the video:
Question: How closely did the White House monitor the tea party convention this weekend? Do you have any reaction to it?
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Robert Gibbs: I didn’t watch it at all. (smile)
Question: Do you see the tea party movement as a real political force this year?
Robert Gibbs: Look it seems to be a very successful private enterprise. I would say that there appear to be fewer speech makers that are unemployed in this economy than what might have previously been reported.