Sunday, September 1, 2013
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel apparently wanted to make sure he stood out at yesterday’s meeting in the Situation Room:
Found via Ezra Klein
All he has to do is push up the jacket sleeves and he’ll be, like, totally “Miami Vice” circa 1986.
“E-5 mafia” boss gotta represent….
A +1 for the building reference.
Check the screens on the back wall. The woman on the left, so many questions…
Who is that?
Where is she?
And doesn’t she realize if she’ll appearing on a big screen before the POTUS, stroking a white longhaired cat in your lap LOOKS SO COOL?
“Stylin’ and profilin'”
@Gold Star for Robot Boy:
that is not a cat but just some white papers.
A real geek quiz should be to name as many people in the photo including the woman in the photo who does not look like Samantha Power but I do not know who else would rate a teleconference from their house.
Why was Eric Holder there? What could he possibly add to the discussion?
Joe Biden was wearing some very long navy socks. I mean, that’s a lot of leg.
8 of the 15 in attendance have their chins cupped in the hands. that spells b o r e d o m.
And yes, who are the video attendees? I can understand DOJ being there, unfortunately represented by the Dept of Racial Justice Holder.
…the Dept of Racial Justice Holder.
Yes, indeed! Why, it’s just terrible when a black man is the Attorney General of the United States…perhaps reparations are next on the agenda…
@An Interested Party:
Well, a lawyer who couldn’t find any wrong-doing on Wall Street might not qualify as someone with a brilliant legal mind. Corporate whores come in all colors and seem to be pretty densely packed into the new Democratic Party. Sometimes it’s not about race but sheer ineptitude. Place Holder just might fit that scenario.
He is there to get “fast & furious ” expanded to Syria.
If you think having a lawyer present when discussing whether to attack a sovereign country is overdoing it, god help you if you ever spend time in a corporate boardroom, where multiple lawyers abound. It is all too easy to propose something that sounds logical but is in fact illegal, and by god the Repubs would crucify anyone in the room if they said something they later had to take back.
I doubt if the Republicans have a monopoly on shoot the messenger types. I believe that is more a trait of the Bush Clan than of the Republicans overall.
Also, how many people sitting around that table would be allowed to disagree with President Obama. Probably less than half of them.
@edmondo: I don’t necessarily disagree with what you’re saying, but my point was about the use of the term “…the Dept of Racial Justice Holder” which is very telling…
@Gold Star for Robot Boy: Maybe it’s Frau with Mr. Bigglesworth.
Susan Rice scares me.
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