Hope you’ve got a barf bag handy, because you’re gonna need one when you get a load of TIME’s question for Ben Rhodes:

They’re certainly not doing their credibility any favors.

Oh, they’re real, all right. We saw them. We wish we hadn’t, but we did.

What a sickening display. But if nothing else, it at least offers a pretty convincing answer to Ben Rhodes’ question from earlier this morning.

Ahem:

Sounds about right.