What kind of politician brings a teleprompter to a news conference?
A careful one.
The teleprompter was no help during the question-and-answer session (reporters don’t signal their intentions), but Obama was no less careful during that give and take.
The moral of the story? The TOTUS is in charge. Be nice to the TOTUS and the TOTUS will be nice to you.
Here’s the transcript. More on that later.
Fox News also has it, Analysis: Giant Teleprompter Telegraphs Obama Caution, with photo of the TOTUS in action: