Monday, June 24, 2013

Presidential Press Spokesperson Jay Carney says "DUH" about 21 times per Press Briefing.

Why do the Press let him waste their time? 

According to a study by Yahoo News -- which is by no means a conservative outlet -- Jay Carney has dodged answering reporters' questions 9,486 times in the 444 briefings he's held since his first press conference on Feb. 16, 2011, by using 13 different methods, ranging from saying “I don't have the answer … ” 1,905 times to “The president won't tell me … ” on 117 occasions.


"I don't have the answer … " 1905 times
"I would refer you to … " 1383 times
"You already know the answer … " 1125 times
"I'm not going to tell you ... " 939 times
"Not that I know of … " 927 times
"I don't want to … " 588 times
"I'm not sure ... " 549 times
"I won't speculate ... " 525 times
"No comment … " 429 times
"I'll get back to you ..." 387 times
"It's a good question … " 381 times
"See yesterday's nonresponse … " 231 times
"The President won't tell me ... " 117 times
Total: 9,486 evasions


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