Q Scott, while you were gone the Internet reported the President’s statement to Bill Sammon: “I find it interesting that the old way of gathering news is slowly but surely” being – “losing market share. It is interesting to watch those media conglomerates try to deal with the realities of a new kind of world.” And my question first: Considering this presidential statement, when can we expect that what he termed the old and market-losing media will have their reserved seats in the two front rows of this press room reassigned to the new media?
MR. McCLELLAN: Boy, that’s one I don’t really want to open up right now. (Laughter.) I don’t get into book promotions — obviously, you do. But I do look forward to reading that one.
Q Did the President watch any of the Academy Awards for prostitution and sodomy last night?
MR. McCLELLAN: I’m not aware that he caught any of it. I don’t know — I don’t know what you’re referring to, either. Les, I’m going to move on. I just don’t —
Q No, no, just one other —
MR. McCLELLAN: Les, no. I think we’ll stop it at that.
Q He had four.
MR. McCLELLAN: Yes, but —
Q Human events —
MR. McCLELLAN: I’m not going to dignify any more with a response.
What on earth was that all about?