This morning, Obama Press Secretary Josh Earnest was asked about bombings in NYC and NJ, and the stabbing attack in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Make sure you’re not taking a drink while reading his response:
Oy vey: Josh Earnest (CNN): "We are in a fight with ISIS — a narrative fight."
— Josh Kraushaar (@HotlineJosh) September 19, 2016
Earnest: “In some ways this is actually just a war of narratives so we want to make sure that we get out our counter-narrative against ISIL"
— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) September 19, 2016
And everybody who’s followed this White House for the past several years knows what that means:
RELEASE THE HASHTAGS https://t.co/MOHbFP4RIo
— Dana Loesch (@DLoesch) September 19, 2016
@DLoesch To the left, everything is a "messaging problem."
— Rich Weinstein (@phillyrich1) September 19, 2016
— David Cole Grey (@greycole05) September 19, 2016
— Kristian Howard (@bbkd2001) September 19, 2016
I deplore this reckless escalation.
The Strategic Hashtag Reserve should only be used in time of war. https://t.co/Eh2eNNSdKG
— Rob Neppell (@rneppell) September 19, 2016
You can;t make it up. This administration is so out of touch. https://t.co/gkfDu25mgn
— Roger Kimball (@rogerkimball) September 19, 2016
Ain’t that the truth.