Without it, we wouldn't have reporters, at President Bush's press conference, asking him such hard-hitting questions as the following:
Q: Senate Democratic leaders have painted a very bleak picture of the U.S. economy. Harry Reid was talking about soup lines and Hillary Clinton was talking about the economy being on the verge of collapse. Yet, in the same breath, they say that Social Security is rock solid and there's no crisis there.
You've said you're going to reach out to these people. How are you going to work with people who seem to have divorced themselves from reality?
BUSH: Continue to speak to the American people. Right after my State of the Union, I think I'm going to four or five states to continue to address this issue...