Seawater can’t put out pants fires.

Two days after emphatically denying that Secretary of State John Kerry was anywhere near a boat off of Nantucket:

State Department spokestool Jen Psaki has amended her earlier story:

“Briefly on his boat.”

“Briefly” is such a relative term, right? Just like … “forthcoming.”

Lying for two days and quietly revealing the truth only after getting caught is being forthcoming? Well, all righty then.

Ladies and gentlemen, the U.S. State Department:

(Hat tip: Jeryl Bier)


Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.



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