President Obama’s spokesman Jay Carney was back in his usual spit-take inducing form today, which is to laughably pretend that we’re living in a world where 2008’s promises have all been fulfilled. One of those Obama promises was to bring historic and sweeping levels of transparency to D.C. According to Carney, mission accomplished:

Judging from the subsequent laughter, either Carney told another hilarious whopper or there was a nitrous oxide leak on Twitter:

What’s a circus without a clown?