As Twitchy told you earlier, Deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders pinch-hit for Sean Spicer at today’s White House press briefing. That’s where she dropped this little verbal bomb:

More context, via Newsweek:

Comey’s firing, which the White House blamed on his supposed mishandling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, dominated Wednesday’s press briefing. Earlier in the day, Trump clarified the reason for Comey’s termination, saying: “He wasn’t doing a good job. Very simply. He was not doing a good job.”

Sanders offered few new details about the events that led to Comey’s firing, but at one point described Comey’s handling of the Clinton emails as an example of the “atrocities” he committed as director. “Once you take over leading the department of just, that’s very different from being a candidate in a campaign,” she said. “I think also having a letter like the one he received and having that conversation that outlined the basic, just, atrocities in circumventing the chain of command in the Department of Justice.”

Well, to be clear, she said “basic atrocities.” Whatever those are …

Does anyone have a dictionary Sarah could borrow?

What a weird time to be alive.