The joke fell flat, the Press Corps admitted, and would have been funnier, the same Press Corps argued, if Gibbs had not written "Left" on his "Right" hand.
The White House, pointed out that Gibbs often confuses right and left.
"Gibbs also thinks "Um" is a noun", said one insider speaking off the record," And always takes Bo's poop out the left exit of the oval office to the great lawn, which is for Ambassadors. The right exit is for trash. Ever try explaining to a pissed off Chinese diplomat why his slippers look like an oil slick".