Briefing room blues

"I don't even know what that is. Is that a band?" –—White House Press Secretary Dana Perino, when asked by the Washington Times about Radiohead's new album, In Rainbows

"[A]ccording to wikipedia ... dana perino even lived in the U.K. for a year. weeaak..." –—Comment posted by Tim A in response to the Times article

"Beats Workin." –—Name of the rock band in which former Press Secretary Tony Snow plays guitar, saxophone and flute

"We are a '60s, '70s, '80s and occasionally '90s music playin' rock 'n' roll band. ... What we provide is a great time, lots of dancing, and the music you remember from the great days of rock 'n' roll." –—from the "About Beats Workin" section of the band's MySpace page


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