Background: The White House press briefing room is being closed for 9 months for renovations. The President made a surprise visit today to greet the press corp on the last day of that famous room. It was supposed to be fun and frivolity.
The very famous Sam Donaldson asks a very funny question of "Should Mel Gibson be forgiven?" Your president responds (after a few seconds) in a way that makes many of us think he has no clue on how to deal with humans.