The First Press Conference: Off to a Bad StartNovember 7, 2008
“I have spoken to all of them who are living,” he says. “I didn’t want to get into a Nancy Reagan thing about doing any séances,” he says.
He was responding to a question, from the Chicago Sun-Times’ Lynn Sweet, about whether he’d spoken to all of the “living” former presidents.
He was apparently referring to the reports in the 1980s that Nancy Reagan consulted an astrologer while in the White House. Mary Todd Lincoln, however, reportedly held actual séances.
While completely tasteless, that is not the most offensive thing to come out of his mouth during the press conference. We are about to see the biggest expansion of government since, well, the Bush administration:
Before he does any of this, PE-BHO needs to tell us where the money is coming from.