Magazine March 20, 2017, Issue

Make Politics Boring Again

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer at work, May 30, 2017. (Reuters photo: Joshua Roberts)

The other day I was chatting with a friend.

“What’s that?” you say. “In person? Is this an AA meeting in a church basement?”

Then, no. Not in person. On the Internet.

Anyway, I’m chatting with a friend and he makes a classic sausage-fingered flub, the kind I know all too well: He accidentally grazes the CAPS-LOCK KEY AND DOESN’T REALIZE IT UNTIL HE HAS BASHED OUT AN ENTIRE PARAGRAPH.

LOL-ing at his mistake, he then makes some comment about “pulling a Spicer.”

Puzzled by what he means, I reply, articulately, ???

Come to find out he is referring to White House press secretary Sean Spicer’s

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