It seems the President spoke about Gun Control and the reporters wanted to ask about the fiscal cliff negotiations:
“We are going to need to work on making access to mental health care as easy as access to a gun,” Mr. Obama said. “We’re going to need to look more closely at a culture that all too often glorifies guns and violence.”
His words, after five days of extensive news coverage and national debate, were intensely focused on gun violence. He addressed no other topics. Yet judging by the questions that followed his address, most of the members of the Washington press corps had other things on their minds.The press corps wasn't playing along:
“I’d like to ask you about the other serious issue consuming this town right now, the fiscal cliff,” was the first question, from The Associated Press’s correspondent, Ben Feller.hahahaha...I guess they didn't get the memo. Oh and the indignation of the liberal media:
Unbelievably, there hasn't been a single question about guns at Obama's press conference about GUN CONTROL yet.
— HuffPost Media (@HuffPostMedia) December 19, 2012
including follow-ups, DC press has now asked FOUR tax questions, ZERO gun questions so far. #NRA
— Eric Boehlert (@EricBoehlert) December 19, 2012
White House press corps message to the world: 'We don't care about gun control'. Shameful.Read the Whole story HERE.
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) December 19, 2012