President Obama Confirms That He Is 'Angry,' Continues With Scheduled Events
President Barack Obama's White House staffalerted reporters last evening that the President would be hosting a press event late Friday morning to inform them of his "anger" with both the public and private responses to a recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Reporters were also made aware of the President's intention to use such language as "frustrated" during this media availability.
The scheduled presidential briefing was held at approximately noon today, as anticipated. White House press secretary Robert Gibbs has since confirmed that, during this availability, the President acknowledged harboring feelings of a similar nature to the previously reported anger and frustration. Gibbs notes that the President's specific language included such phrases as "this mess" and "ridiculous spectacle."
After informing the press of these feelings, the President went and did sump'm else.