Steve Thomas Posted December 10, 2007 Share Posted December 10, 2007 From The Raw Story: http://rawstory.com/news/2007/White_House_...s_she_1210.html Appearing on National Public Radio's quiz show, "Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me," this weekend, (White House Press Spokesperson Dana) Perino admitted a story she'd previously only shared in private: When a reporter asked her a question during a White House briefing in which he referred to the Cuban Missile Crisis -- she didn't know what it was. "I was panicked a bit because I really don't know about . . . the Cuban Missile Crisis," said Perino, who at 35 was born about a decade after the 1962 U.S.-Soviet nuclear showdown. "It had to do with Cuba and missiles, I'm pretty sure." The exchange was first noted in the Washington Post. "I came home and I asked my husband," she said on air. "I said, 'Wasn't that like the Bay of Pigs thing?' And he said, 'Oh, Dana.' " FULL AUDIO CLIP CAN BE HEARD AT THIS LINK http://www.npr.org/templates/rundowns/rund...;view=storyview Steve Thomas Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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