Gibbs: Obama has few regrets thus far except "stupid" plane ride
"Regrets, I've had a few; But then again, too few to mention... (except that stupid plane ride)..."
En route to St. Louis, the White House Press Secretary was asked about tonight's press conference and if President Obama would discuss any regrets that he's had so far during the first 100 days in office.
"I don't know if there's anything specifically in the remarks," he began. "I don't think the President believes that he would do everything the very exact same if he had it to do all over again. I mentioned yesterday and I can assure you, had he had any knowledge of the stupid idea to go take pictures of the plane in New York, I can assure you that wouldn't have happened."
"So obviously there are mistakes you wish had been done differently," he continued, not mentioning the vice president's decision early on to mock the Chief Justice of the United States.
"I think on the whole he feels good about the start that we've had. But again, I'd underscore that ... it's not about the day-to-day ups and downs; it's where you're trying to go and where you're trying to take the country. And I think he ... feels comfortable being judged on the totality of that effort, understanding we've got a ways to go."
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