Thursday, July 30, 2009

The Beer Summit

Policeman calls White House meeting productive - Yahoo! News

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an evening of cold beer
to cool tensions!

The president told reporters at the gathering, "I noticed this has been called the 'Beer Summit." It's a clever term, but this is not a summit, guys." (AP)

President Obama sat down for a beer with Henry Louis Gates and the police sergeant who arrested him. That as a national poll suggests from the whole episode has taken a toll on Obama's image. And here's some raw footage provided by the the Associated Press:

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Larry Ohio said...

Please make this story go away.

John said...

@Larry_Ohio, sorry I couldn't resist (that would make a good blog name)... I think the story is dying down now, although Larry King had Ann Coulter and Al Sharpton on tonight arguing about it. I had to change the channel! Then the next channel was showing in text what the arresting officer actually said...OMG, I won't be repeating it here, but it was bad, very racist.

After that gets played a few more times, it should be dead (hopefully).

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