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Happy Leap Day Washington.
Washington Post: Record-High Ratio of Americans in Prison
Washington Times: U.S. unable to judge ‘fence’
Washington Examiner: Wizards welcome the rest
Politico: Insults, apologies fuel Obama’s rise
ABC News: Exchange Student Starved While in Egypt
Wall Street Journal: Paulson Rejects Mortgage Rescue Plan
THE PRESIDENT: No, I wouldn’t say that. That’s your conclusion, not mine.
Q But –
THE PRESIDENT: No, next turn.
Q But the question about –
THE PRESIDENT: Nice try. (Laughter.)
Q Mr. President –
THE PRESIDENT: You obviously haven’t been here long.
John, where have you been, Jonathan? (Laughter.)
Q Across the river.
THE PRESIDENT: Yes, okay, yes. Welcome to the other side. (Laughter.)
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During his press conference to announce his VP pick today, Ralph Nader called out the “ridiculing” media that doesn’t give him a fair shake — specifically the “acerbic pen” of Dana Milbank, who happened to be in the back of the room, smirking the whole time.
In any case, Nader promised to make the campaign “less dreary for the Washington press corps.”