In what appeared to be a coordinated exchange, President Obama called on the Huffington Post's Nico Pitney near the start of his press conference and requested a question directly about Iran.Check out the updates to the story and video.
“Nico, I know you and all across the Internet, we've been seeing a lot of reports coming out of Iran,” Obama said, addressing Pitney. “I know there may actually be questions from people in Iran who are communicating through the Internet. Do you have a question?”
Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Obama shows favoritism to Huffington Post blogger?
Politico's Michael Calderone noted that President Barack Obama appeared to have coordinated an appearance at today's press conference on Iran with a blogger from the liberal Huffington Post: