As Twitchy reported, in a recent interview with Vox’s Matt Yglesias, President Obama referred to the four Jews murdered in a Paris kosher market as “a bunch of folks” who were “randomly” shot “in a deli.”

During this afternoon’s White House press briefing, Josh Earnest had the unenviable task of trying to explain the president’s remarks. He did about as well as could be expected. In other words, he managed to dig the hole even deeper.

What the hell?

Here’s the infuriating exchange, via The Washington Free Beacon (begins around the 3:25 mark):

Transcript:

Un-freakin’-believable.

Don’t worry — this administration will always find a way to sink lower.

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Update:

‘Are you suuureee?’ Earnest pulls a Psaki, says WH always viewed attacks as anti-Semitic

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Related:

‘UNREAL’: Obama calls murdered Jews just ‘a bunch of folks’ shot ‘in a deli’ 

‘Random?’: Scandal star Josh Malina calls out Obama on Paris terror remarks