Update: Gates says he'll have a beer. Read what he said at The Root.
This is why I voted for Obama.
His judgement is as solid as it gets. He's always the bigger person. Obama needed to reach out if for one reason only, Crowley was getting hammered with criticism and the media was having a field day or as Obama says, a "media frenzy." Now, the media is effectively defused. This is a teachable moment, Obama said. Obama's unscheduled press conference: