Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Robert Gibbs admits White House demanded he lie about drones

OK, they said, "Don't talk about it or acknowledge it," but listen to the former Obama administration Press Secretary himself:
“When I went through the process of becoming press secretary," Gibbs said, "one of the things, one of the first things they told me was, ‘You’re not even to acknowledge the drone program. You’re not even to discuss that it exists.'”
---snip---Gibbs said that once he figured out a reporter's question was about the drone program, "I realized I'm not supposed to talk about it."
 
“Here’s what’s inherently crazy about that proposition," Gibbs said. "You’re being asked a question based on reporting of a program that exists. So you’re the official government spokesperson acting as if the entire program -- pay no attention to the man behind the curtain."

3 comments:

NCSDad said...

I don't think we're in Kansas anymore.

delacrat said...

Why didn't Robert Gibbs have the integrity to resign ?

Anonymous said...

Maybe because when someone is paying you to feed your family (see Fisker post) you don't want to be the one to blow the whistle on the scam.