As WaPo’s Carol Leonnig reported, the Secret Service apparently messed up even more than previously thought when it came to confronting White House fence jumper Omar Gonzalez. And now, the White House is paying the price … with the public:

If the Secret Service hasn’t done it already, hiring an image consultant would be a good next step.

Talk about bad optics, huh?

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

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