Don’t drop it yet, I’m not focused!

December 18, 2009

Blog Guy, it’s me, the aspiring photojournalist you’ve been mentoring! You’ll never guess what! I’m at the WHITE HOUSE, doing a trial assignment. I’m so excited, I can’t…

reggie crop 240Oh wait, Blog Guy, there goes President Obama’s personal assistant, Reggie Love, loaded down with packages and stuff. I’m gonna run across the lawn and help him open the door before he drops something.

STOP, Kid!

It’ll just take a sec. I wanna help out a fellow human being.

You can’t do that. A journalist can’t become a participant. We just cover the action as it happens.

OBAMA/You mean I have to remain impartial about whether I want him to get in the door without dropping fragile stuff including maybe the Nuclear Football and the top-secret Obama laptop?

Exactly. Just point that camera and let history take its course.

I can’t do it, Blog Guy. I’m a  human being first. I’m going to his aid now…

Great idea, Kid. You’ve got bulging bags hanging from you, a vest with lots of pockets, and small devices with long bits of metal and glass. Go ahead and run full-tilt across the White House lawn heading for the President’s door.

Uh-oh….

Gosh, I was just starting to like that kid a little…..

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President Barack Obama’s personal assistant Reggie Love tries to open a door with two boxes in his hands after returning with Obama from a Home Depot in Virginia, at the White House in Washington December 15, 2009. REUTERS/Larry Downing

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Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

Thats a notebook… not a lappie….

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Nothing for Georgette?????????

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Robert, you are trying to fool us all again, I know. This guy in the picture is carrying the new water heating system Obama got at Home Depot; you know, the earthly-magnetism powered one, with the back-up solar mechanism!

It’s so state-of-the-art it looks like a lappie, or notebook, or whatever… I get confused right after my morning dose kicks in

Posted by 1M1 | Report as abusive

1M1, nope… I dont think it is the water heating system..
ummmm…. if you look more closely… I think…. they look like…say… (wildly guessing while looking for clues in my vicinity) structures to build giant White Hats…. ??

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Thats a girl..uh..girl crab!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

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