Why would I say that? Because reporters bitched about him to Politico. If the mainstream media is okay with a Democratic press shop, its probably because the press shop is allowing the media to walk all over their message and dilute their effectiveness. Since launch of the Obama campaign to now the Obama presidency, this has never been the case with this team. They know what and what not to spoon feed the media and how it reflects on the overall goals.
Certainly I'll concede that Gibbs is not nearly as pretty as Dana Perino, but then Dana Perino was a foot soldier in service of incompetence, cronyism and ignorance. Robert Gibbs is press secretary for a serious president.