White House press secretary continued his tradition of making a complete fool out of himself Sunday when he retweeted a video he thought was praising him. Oh, yeah, and it was from The Onion.
“You nailed it,” Spicer wrote in response to a video he clearly did not comprehend accompanied by text he clearly barely read. “Period.”
The Onion video says Spicer’s role in Trump’s administration is “to provide the American public with robust and clearly articulated misinformation” —such as that Trump attracted the “largest audience to witness an inauguration, period” — and describes his speaking style as “defensive.”
Spicer clearly didn’t understand that he was being mocked and retweeted the video. As you may expect, the Internet seized upon the opportunity to have a few laughs at Trump’s mouthpiece:
Watch the Onion’ video below, and despair — because they are 100% correct about him:
— The Onion (@TheOnion) January 29, 2017
If these are the “best and brightest” Trump can find, our country is doomed.