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Video: Gibbs' Painful Exchange With Press Pool on Transparency

Clear as mud.

5:28 PM, Jan 15, 2010 • By MARY KATHARINE HAM
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As he should be, the press secretary is really getting it on the president's broken promise to show health-care negotiations on C-SPAN. His response, which consists of referring reporters to his two previous non-answers, is not good. Perhaps for Year Two of the Obama presidency, Gibbs will just walk into briefings and hand out transcripts from Year One.

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