Sean Spicer began his first press briefing in a fortnight with a gushing nine-minute monologue praising the US President’s inaugural trip abroad.
The speech, more reminiscent of a North Korean news bulletin than a White House script, asserted the “unprecedented” event had essentially united the world against terrorism and made the lives of all citizens around the world safer and more prosperous.
But poor Sean didn’t look like he quite meant it.
Heard in Mother Jones DC bureau: Sean Spicer “has lost all the light in his eyes.”
— David Corn (@DavidCornDC) May 30, 2017
Here are a few choice snippets and why they’re dubious at best…