It ain’t easy being Jay. Tasked with follow-up after President Obama’s Newtown, Conn., school massacre speech (which he primarily wrote all by himself, the White House will have you know), the press secretary took hits from all sides for his press briefing today.


But the worst moment was when Carney exploited the Newtown school massacre to argue for Obama’s tax increases. Yes, he did.

The fish rots from the head down, of course: