Saturday, February 07, 2009

No More Questions For You!

Reporter Restrained After Panetta Hearing

Michael Calderone writes: "Following Leon Panetta’s confirmation hearing Thursday, several reporters approached the CIA director-designate in the hallway outside room G-50 in the Dirksen Building.

There, CongressDaily reporter Chris Strohm — upon asking a question — was physically restrained by a man who accompanied Panetta at hearings both days

I'm curious about what the reporter asked, but there appears to be no mention of that in the article.

So much for open and transparent government...


Leslie said...

Saw your comment on "Chuck Thinks Right" and thought I would share my anagram of your word "Chope" with you:


C: Changing
H: history in
O: order to
P: propagate
E: Extremism

:D Leslie

dmarks said...

Curing Halitosis of Papal Elephants

Chekov: "HURTS!" (of penetrating earwig)

Chew harder, old pony-ears!

Chuck Harder's Old Practical E-zine

Captain? He's opening putrid eggs!

Chaka! Hand over Papa's eraser!

Cleopatra has official papers, Ernie!

Challenging Hannity Over Public Education.

Claus has ordered Prancer eggnog.

(two months out of date, I know)

Changing History In Order to Parboil Echidnas.


birdwoman said...

what's an echidna?


cube said...

Leslie: lol! You have created an anagramatic firestorm. I love it.

cube said...

Dmarks: lol. You have outdone yourself. I must confess a weakness for the one featuring Chekov ;-)

Birdwoman: An echidna is a small mammal covered with coarse hair & spines which resembles hedgehogs & porcupines. Echidnas are special because they are one of the very few egg-laying mammals, like the

They would definitely require parbroiling before eating, but I'm not sure how much history changing that would cause ;-)

cube said...

Leslie has infected me as well...
here's mine:

C: Corrupt
H: Hypists
O: Of a
P: Pitiful
E: Executive

dmarks said...

And echidna-eggs make a most tasty and PETA-enraging omelette.

cube said...

Dmarks: Yum! ;-)

Chuck said...

Funny one Leslie

Leslie said...

LOL Well, I guess I am here to cause a firestorm! LOL