Either Presidential Press Secretary Robert Gibbs went off the reservation and was not speaking for President Obama when he attacked Howard Dean's character and sanity for daring to criticize the Senate health "reform" bill which Obama wants passed; or more frighteningly, Gibbs was speaking for President Obama.
Obama needs to start mending fences with his base, not further alienating it. A good way to start is either to fire Gibbs for his attacks on the base and one of its important spokesman, Gov. Dean, or make Gibbs publicly apologize.
Thursday, December 17, 2009
"Fire Robert Gibbs...Or At Least Make Him Apologize to Howard Dean"
Miles Mogulescu (HuffPo):