Matt Lauer Asks Some Tough Questions

A picture named Lauer-Bush.jpgMatt Lauer asks some tough questions during Photo-Op

Dan Froomkin wrote today exactly what I was thinking.

Froomkin: It was such a lovely photo op -- President Bush and his wife joining the volunteers building a house in Louisiana. The perfect backdrop for an upbeat interview, live on NBC's Today Show.

But then Matt Lauer had to go and pull back the curtain and ask: Isn't this all just a empty photo op? on

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Think Progress has more on Bush's touting of Harriet Miers credentials and the Rove Leak.".. it's important to note that Bush said Fitzgerald was conducting his investigation in a "dignified way." That rhetoric contrasts with Rove allies who have said of Fitzgerald’s office: "These guys are bullies, and they threaten you.


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