After the DOJ announced on Friday that 12 Russian intelligence officials have been indicted for attempts to meddle in the 2016 U.S. election, CNN’s Jake Tapper was among journos with the ability to remember who was president then:

Via Mediaite:

Speaking to former Obama WH official Samantha Vinograd about the indictments, Tapper said: “It’s unfair to hold you responsible for the entire Obama administration, but you read this indictment and you think, ‘Boy, the Obama administration, they really kind of missed the ball on this.”

“I mean, yes, they issued that report, but President Obama said… he told Putin to cut it out or knock it off, it wasn’t particularly strong, and then there was all this hesitation about warning the American people for fear of looking partisan,” he continued. “In retrospect, doesn’t it seem to you that the Obama administration was at least to a degree asleep at the switch?”

That little reality check did not sit well with Obama fans:

We always love it when the Left argues that the mainstream media is too anti-Obama.

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