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Robert Gibbs leaving White House, possibly

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We won’t know for sure until he denies leaving the White House. But the NYT is saying:

Robert Gibbs, the White House press secretary and close confidante to President Obama, said Wednesday that he will step down and become an outside political adviser to the president and his re-election campaign.

Mr. Gibbs said that he intends to leave the podium in early February. His successor has not yet been decided, he said, but will likely be announced within the next two weeks.

Wait, so if he says he is leaving, that means he’s not leaving. Right? You just take whatever Robert Gibbs says and assume the opposite.

Okay, maybe that’s unfair. He must’ve said something that’s true during his tenure as press secretary. For example, there was… um… Well, remember that one time… er…

Jim Treacher