SUBJ THE CORRESPONDENTS DINNER
(NORTH BEACH BUREAU)--Following clips from various sources tell it all for today:
ABC NEWS--BOURGEOIS FATCATS CONVERGE ON WHITE HOUSE--
It's a comedy routine two presidential terms in the making, with Saturday marking the final time President Obama will don his "Comedian-In-Chief" hat to roast the press, politicians and celebrities at the annual White House Correspondents Dinner.
Over the years, President Obama has used the dinner to cast a comedic light on some of the day's political headlines and laugh off his critics.
In his first dinner speech back in 2009, Obama opened by telling the audience he wanted to speak "from the heart," which was immediately followed by two teleprompters rising up from the floor.
CBS NEWS--MORE FATCATS AT BURLINGAME--
MCCAIN SOBERS UP THE CROWD--
CBS News - 2 hours ago
Just days after President Obama announced the deployment of additional troops to Syria, Arizona Sen. John McCain is trashing the White House's strategy in the Middle East, accusing the administration of being more focused "on withdrawing than ...
Newsmax - 6 hours ago
The United States has been "on a holiday from American leadership," Sen. John McCain said Saturday, as President Barack Obama does not have a strategy when it comes to the situation in the Middle East and growing unrest in other parts of the world.
The Hill (blog) - 10 hours ago
McCain called Obama's reaction to ISIS “reactive, slow and insufficient.” “We have achieved some tactical and operational success against ISIL thanks to the excellence of our military leadership and our troops on the ground,” he said. “But at a ...
WBT - 9 hours ago
McCain, who is also chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services, said that under President Obama, the country has "been on a holiday from American leadership." "What's unfortunately clear is this President has no strategy to successfully ...
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