That. Was. Beautiful.

As Twitchy reported Monday morning, the Edward Snowden fiasco continues. This time, journos were hardest hit as they were trapped on a flight for which Snowden was a no-show.

CNN’s Jake Tapper is having a little fun with the debacle.

Hee hee!

Twitter users particularly loved his hilarious “final twist” snark-tweet.

This Twitter user offers up an alternate twist:


And the joke inspires some NSA zingers, natch:

Keep the tweets coming, Mr. Tapper!


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