Faking it

"FEMA has issued an apology, saying that they had an error in judgment when they were attempting to get out a lot of information to reporters ... It's not something I would have condoned. And they — I'm sure — will not do it again." –—White House spokesperson Dana Perino on Last week's fake FEMA presss conference

"How are you going to work with people who seem to have divorced themselves from reality?" –—Question (referring to leading Democrats) asked by JEFF Gannon, a Republican activist who regularly attended White House press briefings in 2004-05.

"It appears that Mr Gannon's presence in the White House press corps was merely a tool of propaganda for your administration." –—Democratic congresswoman Louise Slaughter in a letter to President Bush

Sources: Huffington Post, Salon.com, The Guardian

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