But his comments during Tuesday’s press briefing on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Adolf Hitler are astonishing.
Not just because they’re blatantly, breathtakingly wrong, but because a man whose job is remembering and relaying facts can’t accurately recount one of the most notorious events of the 20th century.
While discussing America’s recent missile strike on a Syrian airfield, Spicer reaffirmed the administration’s commitment to removing al-Assad, saying his decision to use chemical weapons against civilians forced the US to react.
Then, totally unprompted, Spicer compared al-Assad to Adolf Hitler, saying, “You had someone as despicable as Hitler, who didn’t even sink to chemical weapons”
The White House Press Secretary just told the American press circuit that Adolf Hitler didn’t use chemical weapons.
Is Spicer drunk, forgetful or just unimaginably shitty at his job?