White House Gave False “Can’t Stand To Look At You” Meme To Harry Reid, Who Gave It To Durbin, Who Went Public
” It turns out that Dick Durbin wasn’t “lying” if by lying you mean saying something he knew to be untrue. It was curious why Durbin would not name names. Now we know. He would have had to name Harry Reid as his source.
The White House gave the line to Harry Reid, who read it to the Democratic Senate caucus, one of whose members — Durbin — went public with it. The story still was false, and the White House is claiming a “miscommunication.”
Huffington Post reported (h/t Hot Air), Harry Reid Told Caucus That Pete Sessions Was Behind Obama Insult, Senators Say:
“While the quote attributed to a Republican lawmaker in the House GOP meeting with the President is not accurate, there was a miscommunication when the White House read out that meeting to Senate Democrats, and we regret the misunderstanding,” the official said in a statement. ”
Lies , lies and more lies . Read the rest at Legal Insurrection . The photo comes directly from Professor Jacobsen’s site because we couldn’t imagine a more perfect picture to illustrate this story . Thanks Professor .