Subject: Pool #7
AF1 wheels down Pueblo Memorial Airport at 6pm. No news from the flight,
except no one in the press section is able to explain the rules of
international handball, which was the featured Olympic sport during last
leg of the flight.
Obama and Secretary Salazar again come down together and are greeted by
-Phyllis Sanchez, Board of Education, Pueblo City Schools, President
-Stephanie Garcia, Board of Education, Pueblo City Schools, Member
(These last six people were identified by campaign as “grassroots
POTUS then heads over to the roughly 50 people gathered in the still-hot
twilight to see him. He’s greeted by cheers, and a round of applause, and
shouts, “Yeah,” back to them as he approaches. He also sheds his jacket, as
he shakes hands and chats (out of pooler’s ear shot.)
A few groups of people out along the roadside to see the motorcade pass,
waving and taking some pictures. No signs apparent.
POTUS arrives at his hotel at 6:35pm.
We have a lid…
[Scott Wilson of Washington Post]