Video: Tony Snow’s first day back

posted at 12:51 pm on April 30, 2007 by Ian

White House press secretary Tony Snow returned today after taking several weeks off for cancer surgery. According to Fishbowl DC, Snow received a standing ovation when he arrived. Talking about his cancer, Snow said “you never anticipate this stuff…it just happens.” Snow thanked everyone for praying for him, saying “anybody who does not believe that thoughts and prayers make a difference are just wrong.” Snow said he was “unbelievably lucky and unbelievably blessed.”

Fishbowl DC has more pictures and quotes.


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Hey, Welcome back Tony, ah, looks like David Gregory has a question for you…

Not really.

Bad Candy on April 30, 2007 at 12:56 PM

What a classy guy. God bless you Tony. We’re praying for you.

BacaDog on April 30, 2007 at 12:58 PM

Welcome back, Tony! You’ll never know how much we missed you.

Matticus Finch on April 30, 2007 at 1:02 PM

It truly makes for a terrific Monday when Tony is back in action. God Bless Tony Snow! The best whitehouse press secretary I’ve known.

wytammic on April 30, 2007 at 1:21 PM

It truly makes for a terrific Monday when Tony is back in action.

I second that! Glad you’re back, Tony!

KelliD on April 30, 2007 at 1:29 PM

Welcome back Tony!

rightside on April 30, 2007 at 1:34 PM

Classy man. It is good to have you back, Tony.

I hope Fred! keeps you on.

CrimsonFisted on April 30, 2007 at 1:41 PM

Damn good Monday.

amerpundit on April 30, 2007 at 2:17 PM

Here’s hoping and praying everything works out for Tony Snow! What a class act…

canvas on April 30, 2007 at 2:23 PM

Welcome back, Tony!

Tim Burton on April 30, 2007 at 2:29 PM

Welcome back Tony, it is we who are blessed to have you.
Who is the jerk who looked at his watch? I was going to say nappy-headed jerk, but that would not be nice.

Wade on April 30, 2007 at 2:33 PM

Hurray for Tony!

- The Cat

P.S. Now that Dana’s mornings are free maybe she can do a Vent now and then.

MirCat on April 30, 2007 at 2:34 PM

” Faith, Hope and Love” is what Tony said is needed to get thru these trying times.

You’re a Good Man Tony Snow.

shooter on April 30, 2007 at 3:01 PM

Welcome Back Tony.
We missed ya!
*swoon*

annoyinglittletwerp on April 30, 2007 at 3:46 PM

The docs gave my husband 3 months……he died 5 1/2 years later. It is a matter sometimes of good thoughts, prayers and a positive attitude. God bless you Tony and all the best. Great to have you back.

dustoffmom on April 30, 2007 at 3:47 PM

Well…it didn’t look like Tony received a standing ovation upon entering…what was Fishbowl DC looking at?

Glad to hear he’s doing well fighting cancer.

I will miss seeing Dana though.

asc85 on April 30, 2007 at 4:12 PM

God bless Tony…I can’t imagine having that job for the past few years…he’s smooth as silk…glad to see him back and glad to see he will be making CNP after all.

DCJeff on April 30, 2007 at 4:14 PM

Dana handled herself and the post very well. Not to say Tony wasn’t missed, but she filled the post with vigor. Tony is a strong individual, and it takes courage so speak on a personal level to people who do nothing but attack him weekly. Class.

“And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.”
– I Corinthians 13:13

Freelancer on April 30, 2007 at 5:09 PM

God Bless You Tony Snow, God Bless You….

PinkyBigglesworth on April 30, 2007 at 10:19 PM