As Twitchy reported, during this afternoon’s press briefing, Jay Carney stunningly — and wholly unbelievably — claimed that White House staffers were aware of the IRS targeting conservatives but decided not to tell the president. Maybe they figured he’d eventually read about it in the news!

One reporter got to wondering:

And, well, that got a bunch of Twitterers thinking: if the president didn’t know about the developing IRS scandal, what else is he unaware of?

Cue #WhatArentTheyTellingObama, which is now racing up the trending topic charts:

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Time to take off the blindfold, Mr. President.