As blue death toll rises, Obama has no plans to illuminate White House in blue

As blue death toll rises, Obama has no plans to illuminate White House in blue
Texas governor's mansion lighted in blue after the slaying of policemen in in Dallas. (Image: Gov Greg Abbott, Instagram)

[Ed. – No question where he stands, considering the other lightings he has rushed to execute.]

President Obama’s top spokesman wouldn’t say why the Obama administration is rejecting requests to illuminate the White House in blue to honor police officers gunned down in Dallas and now Baton Rouge, La.

“I don’t suspect that that is something that we will do,” press secretary Josh Earnest answered on Monday when asked if the administration will acquiesce to calls from police departments and others to do so.

But when asked why not, Earnest had no ready answer, except to highlight all the other steps the White House has taken to support police.

“Obviously the president did travel to Dallas” for last week’s memorial service for that city’s five slain police officers there, Earnest said.

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