Speaking to reporters today, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said that President Obama doesn’t give himself enough credit on foreign policy and on the world stage.
Yes, she actually said that:
VIDEO: Press laughs at Jen Psaki after she says Obama 'doesn't give himself enough credit' on foreign policy http://t.co/H1LkV2Rlu1
— Free Beacon (@FreeBeacon) May 29, 2014
Observe as even the reporters can’t contain their disbelief after Psaki said she would “argue the president doesn’t give himself enough credit for what he’s done around the world, and that’s how the secretary [Kerry] feels too”:
State Dept Claims Obama Doesn't Give Himself Enouh Credit on Foreign Policy Achievements . WATCH: http://t.co/iDEowDDzqW
— Taryn (@TarynOnthenews) May 29, 2014
Full transcript here.
Please pass the tissues, because we’re drowning in tears of laughter:
OMG RT @kesgardner: A State Department spokesgirl says Obama doesn’t give himself enough credit for foreign policy successes. God help us.
— Mickey White (@BiasedGirl) May 29, 2014
Jen Psaki said Obama doesn't give himself enough credit on foreign policy.
My drink just shot out of my nose.
— Holly Renee (@_Holly_Renee) May 29, 2014
@statedeptspox thanks for the joke today! Obama doesn't give himself enough credit on foreign policy? LOL!
— Brad Cundiff (@bradcundiff) May 29, 2014
@DawnRiseth It was a State Dept SPOX not SNL who said Obama doesn't give himself enough credit for his foreign policy!
— JP (@Pogo407) May 29, 2014
@FreeBeacon She's either smoking crack or thinks everyone else is.
— jerZboyUSA (@jerZboyUSA) May 29, 2014
Dear God, this woman is a joke. http://t.co/imY7uXK4DZ
— John Ekdahl (@JohnEkdahl) May 29, 2014
@JohnEkdahl LOL. Her body language at the end said, “STFU! That’s my answer, I know it’s dumb, but I’m sticking with it. Leave me alone”
— DC Dude (@DCDude1776) May 29, 2014
Maybe Psaki’s claim was the launch of a new talking point, because John Kerry is reportedly saying something similar:
— Alan Tonelson (@AlanTonelson) May 29, 2014
— Domenico Montanaro (@DomenicoNPR) May 29, 2014
Nice try, Mr. Secretary.