I know that nothing ought to surprise me at this late date but the following is truly beyond appalling:
Classless. Rude. Ill-bred. A national embarassment.
In a classless move, President Bush snubbed Helen Thomas, the longtime Press Pool reporter covering the White House, and refused to take a question from her as she sat in the front row, waving her hand to him as he answered his final question from his last presser.