Royal wedding: On behalf of almost all Americans, Jay Carney wishes Kate Middleton, Prince William well
Even though those British bozos did not invite his boss, Barack Obama, to the wedding, nor his boss' boss, Michelle Obama, Press Secretary Jay Carney was designated to say something nice in public (full text below) about the romantic Cinderella event that captivated millions on global TV today.
Meanwhile, the president of this former British colony, whose father came from a former British colony, was left to take his daughters and mother-in-law down South.
There, the president looked at Alabama tornado damage, and then everyone went to see inside a large building at the Kennedy Space Center because the Endeavour shuttle launch was postponed, at least until Monday.
Which really ruined that photo op.
-- Andrew Malcolm
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We congratulate Prince William and Catherine Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, on their wedding today and wish them a lifetime of happiness together.
The United States has no closer friend in the world than the United Kingdom.
On this occasion, the American people extend heartfelt congratulations to the peoples of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth and share in their hopes for a bright future for the Royal couple. ####
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Photos: Matt Dunham / Associated Press; Carolyn Kaster / Associated Press (Carney).