"I reported…on December 11 and 12 that there were no foreign dignitaries booked into
Blair House during that period of time...
I have the feeling they asked Howard to come and
stay so that there might be some plausible reason for not letting the Obamas stay there."
-- Margaret Carlson, saying that when the Bush bastards turned down Obama’s request in
early December, they had not yet even invited Howard to stay at the Blair House. Link