Admittedly, when I first saw the headlines I assumed that the two-legged vermin, including the one, infesting the Oval Office, klan and the company they keep were the subject of the article. In this instant, NOT. This article is about the other creepy crawlers.
It was just a cockroach, one of millions around the world. But this one had a White House address, making it pretty special. Well, special at least to the reporters with workspace in the often-troubled basement of the press offices. Already this year, they have been treated to flooding, soaked carpet, mousetraps and the wondrous odors of mold.
‘It was the size of a small drone,’ said Martha Joynt Kumar, professor of political science at Towson University, who led the effort Wednesday to capture the bug. Kumar, who has worked out of the press offices studying the president-press relationship for almost four decades, wanted to turn it into the General Services Administration, the agency responsible for the building. ‘I wanted to bag it so that the GSA would know what kind of issue we had,’ she said. ‘I chased it. But it got away behind some wiring….’Continue reading
Finally, one can certainly surmise that the infestation was imported into the White House from Chicago in addition to communities and nations from whence the rest of the riffraff visiting the White House hail.