This was the pool report filed this morning by Bloomberg News' Edwin Chen, who's also the president of the White House Correspondents Association which administers the rotating pool duty:
Pool Report #1
Feb. 4, 2010
Roll Call's no-show this morning (but who noticed?) forced this rusty, one-time pool-report writer back into action. Herewith, a first-draft of history on the president's 2d appearance as POTUS at the National Prayer Breakfast....
more TK — Keith K. — where art thou? (or a sub ?????)
Senior White House correspondent
By the standards of the White House press corps that is a VICIOUS BURN. The last time we can find a pool report from a Roll Call reporter is the dreaded Thanksgiving day shift. This month's schedule is below, clearly indicating Roll Call's guilt; somebody please check on their correspondent and make sure he's okay!
[Pic of smack-giver Edwin Chen with Robert Gibbs: Getty]