Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Bush Bails When The Going Gets Tough

Bush suddenly scraps comments on financial markets

With little explanation, President Bush on Tuesday scrapped a statement he planned to give on the tumultuous financial markets, abandoning any press coverage of his meeting with key economic advisers as more developments roiled Wall Street.

As announced by the White House, Bush was scheduled to make comments to a pool of reporters after huddling with a key financial working group led by Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson. Its members include Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and other key government figures in the field of commerce.

Yet after the session began, the White House told the media to never mind.

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1 comment:

Bubby said...

He's back to the deer-in-the-headlights-My-Pet-Goat, don't know what to do mode. Maybe he's circling Wall Street in Air Force One trying to figure out what he's supposed to do. Sure would help if he came on TV and talked to us. Like Frankie Roosevelt did.