The PJ Tatler

Josh Earnest Requests Twitter Questions and Twitter Does Not Disappoint

download (10)

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest held a Twitter Q & A today:

 

 

It didn’t take long for some sharp Twitter users to come out swinging:

 

 

And Twitter collectively answered, “Game on!”

 

https://twitter.com/jamesmsimpson/status/581114475568304129

https://twitter.com/jamesmsimpson/status/581115120673247232

 

Sadly, Earnest answered none of these probing questions. Not even this one from RNC Chairman Reince Priebus:

 

 

Instead, the White House spinmeister pontificated about baseball and The West Wing (the TV show, not the real West Wing):

 

 

To be fair, Earnest did field a couple of substantive policy questions (by “field” I mean that he head-faked and dodged the questions while typing 140 characters on Twitter):

 

 

That’s not what AG asked, but head pats for trying, Josh. Let’s try again with another substantive question:

 

 

Another disappointed interrogator whose question was dodged by Earnest. One more try on Iran:

 

 

 

So glad to hear your thoughts on the Royals, Josh! Maybe next time you can give us your rundown on House of Cards.