We went ahead and cut out out the part where McClellan explains how the President makes his nominations based on qualifications, resume, willingness to take loyalty oath, etc., etc.
Q. Of the four nominations or appointments the President has made, two have been Hispanics. Is this a way of saying thank you for the 44 percent vote that he got?
MR. McCLELLAN: Well, look, the President --
Q. Or a way of saying "please." (Laughter.)
29 Nov. 2004 (5) [Press Gaggle]