Today he resigned and we wish him well.

Not truly fair for anyone being Donald Trumps front end press guy is like selling lemonade at a stand owned by the devil.  You sell it but you won’t drink the stuff because you know its poison.

Being the excuser for the worlds loudest self-generating narcissistic liar is not an easy task. Sort of building the pyramids using toothpicks.

On January 21, 2017 the press corp had enough rope to hang him from the White House balcony.  Spicer’s first official statement as press secretary was criticized for providing what became called "alternative facts" regarding the inauguration's attendance numbers.

He quickly assumed the role of Donald’s explainer and did a horrible job of explaining horrible lies with more horrible lies.
In one statement, he also claimed that the inauguration was “ he most watched ever”  but subsequently stated that he was referring not only to live attendees at the ceremony or those watching on TV, but also viewers who watched the inauguration online and in the ensuing cartoon books. 

During the bizarre, shocking, and occasionally Constitution-bending initial fortnight of the Trump administration, few have appeared to suffer more, perhaps both publicly and privately, than Spicer himself. As a long-tenured creature of Washington, who has served in various capacities around Capitol Hill since the 90s, Spicer was a generally well-liked communications director at the Republican National Committee, with a quick wit and a sense of humor. 

One reporter who worked with Spicer described him as a  “very reasonable guy.” In the last two weeks, however, Spicer has been subject to a form of public torture. He has, in some ways, become Trump’s very own Baghdad Bob.

The day after Trump’s inauguration, Spicer baldly lied to the assembled press about the size of Trump's turnout, among other things, in a bombastic delivery that appeared part-Trump, part Sam Kinison—and decidedly unlike Spicer. He soon entered into a full-on feud with CNN’s Jim Acosta, trashing his behavior during a contentious press conference as “rude and disrespectful,” saying, to his face, “if you behave like that again, we will have you removed.”   Then came the news that Trump did not approve of Spicer’s wardrobe. 

Followed by the worst gaff in the history of the Press Spokesmen, his reference to Bashar Al-Assad as worse than Hitler. Im afraid its too sensitive an issue for me being Jewish and comparing the T-RUMP regime fairly close in parameters with a Fourth Reich, a pet theme of Bannon.



And then came Melissa McCarthy’s brilliant spoof on Saturday Night Live of Spicer as a man in the midst of an existential crisis—a performance that reportedly ruffled feathers in the White House. 

“Trump doesn’t like his people to look weak,” a source told Politico. But truth is “it’s almost like the new president is a stage mom off to the side, telling Sean what to say and how to say it.

McCarthy’s portrayal of Spicer, however, resonated with journalists who have watched Spicer transform into an adversarial, apoplectic caricature of the press secretary as superhero villain.   Press secretaries around the District also immediately felt a wave of sympathy for Spicer’s circumstances. “President Trump seems to have indicated that getting along and having good relations with the press is somehow disloyal,” 

On Tuesday evening, Acosta broke the story that Trump was disappointed in Spicer’s performance and the White House was looking to unburden him of his communications director role in order to facilitate an improvement in the briefing room. 

Acosta noted that the president blamed his chief of staff, Reince Priebus, for selecting Spicer for such a visible role. This being Trumpland, Acosta also quotes an anonymous senior official saying that Trump supported Spicer “100 percent.”

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