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Mayor Bloomberg on Air Force One fiasco: Fughedaboutit...


(Read caption) Mayor Bloomberg told reporters that "the planes are long gone in history" when asked if he was satisfied with President Obama's response on the disastrous Air Force One photo op issue from last week.

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What's more odd?

Newt Gingrich and Al Sharpton meeting together -- harmoniously -- at the White House, or New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg brushing off the Air Force One incident that panicked thousands of New Yorkers last week?

Both happened. Gingrich, Sharpton, and Bloomberg met with President Obama today to discuss education issues. After the meeting the threesome stepped outside the West Wing to take questions from reporters.

With the disastrous photo op still fresh in the minds of many reporters (not to mention NYC residents), Bloomberg was asked if he "was satisfied with the response from the Obama administration over the fiasco."

"Oh, I don't know," he replied, "the planes are long gone in history. We gotta get worrying about things -- kids are much more important than that kind of stuff."


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