Video: Gibbs refuses to respond to Tancredo’s “lunacy”

April 21, 2010

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Former Colorado Congressman Tom Tancredo evidently told a crowd over the weekend: “If President Obama’s wife says Kenya is his homeland, why don’t we just send him back?” Tancredo then went on The Ed Show to clarify matters.

Here’s Gibbs at the press briefing refusing to even get into it.


Q And my other question is, given the predominance of this socialist rhetoric — comments like Tom Tancredo’s this weekend; he said something about the President should be sent back to Kenya —

GIBBS: You know what, I’m not going to do —

Q My question is —

GIBBS: No, you know what, I-I-I-I could probably fill the better part of my afternoons responding to the general lunacy of somebody like Tom Tancredo. And given the fact that I’ve got a relatively busy schedule and no real desire to do that, I’ll —

Q But my question is —

GIBBS: — I’m not going — Ken.

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