TVNewser FishbowlNY AgencySpy TVSpy LostRemote PRNewser SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

President Obama Makes Surprise Visit to the Briefing Room

Right now, President Obama is in the White House briefing room, during the press corps’ daily briefing, to address the comments he made Wednesday on the arrest of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates. The President said in his prime-time presser that the Cambridge police acted “stupidly in arresting somebody when there was already proof that they were already in their own home.”

>>MORE: Obama says both the Cambridge officer and Prof. Gates are good people and that his words have added to a “media frenzy.”

Also– the President and Prof. Gates may get together for a beer at the White House. We’ll keep you posted on those plans.

>>UPDATE: Now White House press secretary Robert Gibbs is back at the podium and he jokes that he has “all the confidence in the world” that whatever he says will not make the news now.

And after the jump, because it’s Friday, a clip from the Daily Show, in which Jon Stewart says the President answered “stupidly” Wednesday…

<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan='2'White House M.D.
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c
www.thedailyshow.com
Daily Show
Full Episodes
Political Humor Joke of the Day

(h/t Mediaite)

Mediabistro Course

Book Promotion and Publicity Boot Camp

Book Promotion and Publicity Boot CampDevelop a plan for your book's success in our online boot camp, Book Promotion & Publicity! Starting November 3, publishing and publicity experts will teach you the best practices for a successful book launch using various promotional techniques. Register before October 3 to get $50 OFF with early bird pricing. Register now!