Think, Then Speak
(The corporate greedheads at WSJ require a subscription, so let's link to the Huffington Post.)
Baker later explained he "didn't intend flippancy," but that he had long wanted to improve low-income housing. Now, for those unschooled in Washington-ese, "didn't intend flippancy" translates roughly as "I didn't know a reporter was listening." For usage notes, see "Lott, Trent" (PDF) and "Reagan, Ronald."
This guy should take a page out of Dubya's book and launch an investigation into himself... to determine why he's such an insensitive ass.
In other words: Go probe yourself, Mr. Baker.
— Red Panda, Finger Pointer, Light Reading