Flyover Fallout: Obama Orders Review Of His Own Incompetence

After weakly pretending he had no knowledge of Monday's terrifying flyover of lower Manhattan, the grossly incompetent Barack Obama will now compound the error by wasting more taxpayer money on a "review" of this man-caused disaster.
President Barack Obama has ordered an internal review to determine how the decision was made to send of one of his official airplanes on a low-flying photo op past the New York City skyline.

White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said Tuesday that deputy chief of staff Jim Messina will lead the review. Gibbs said the point is to determine "why that decision was made and to ensure that it never happens again."
So after wasting an untold sum of money on this vanity photo-op we're now going to see some whitewash review likely claiming Obama had no knowledge of anything.

Memo to Louis Caldera: Update your resume.

First order of business from this fiasco: When will we see an accounting of who was on board during this flyover? Were there any compaign contributors getting a joyride?

C'mon, Mr. Transparency, the public wants to know.

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Comment by Smitty on May 24, 2009 at 7:37am
B/C they don't "get it"....
Comment by Faith on May 24, 2009 at 7:32am
I was stunned when I saw this news item and wondered why why why??
Comment by Tony on May 1, 2009 at 4:01pm
Here you go.....pay me

Comment by Jim Werbaneth on May 1, 2009 at 12:39pm
Yes! And then we could add flying unicorns and fiscal responsibility to go along with the planes!
Comment by Jim C on May 1, 2009 at 12:23pm
I think the best way to handle the "photo-op" would've been through Photoshop. Never mind the frazzled nerves - how about a $300K cost savings!
Comment by Jim Werbaneth on May 1, 2009 at 11:06am
The RIGHT way to handle it would have involved a new story the night before, that went something like this:

"New Yorkers are in for a special treat tomorrow, as Air Force One makes a flyby to salute the city and its veterans. People are invited to take their cameras to the street for this unique photo opportunity, as the President's Boeing 747, accompanied by an F-16, dip their wings to the Statue of Liberty and then fly past the city."

Then even if the plane was loaded full of campaign contributors, hell he could sell tickets to Communist Party USA and the national leadership of ACORN, it would be a sign of public relations genius.
Comment by Bill on May 1, 2009 at 7:36am
Have you ever seen such ridiculous press conferences?" Mr President what was your most enchanting moment in your first 100 days?"
Comment by Jim Werbaneth on April 30, 2009 at 3:08pm
I thought they'd just blame it on Bush's dog.
Comment by Byron Collins on April 30, 2009 at 2:57pm
When he does poop on the carpet, I expect an internal review to find out how it was allowed to happen, a briefing from the white house press secretary, and plenty of photos.
Comment by Byron Collins on April 30, 2009 at 2:56pm
HAS Bo pooped on the carpet yet? :)

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