Column: The Press Secretary Puts Down Bombastic Reporters
The July 6 Washington Post carried a typically colorful headline on top of the Style section. “A binder full of bombast: Kayleigh McEnany plays her boss and his base with derisive news briefing walk-offs.”
Media reporter Paul Farhi wrote McEnany’s “would-be smackdowns seemed so orchestrated” they only lacked some kind of musical flourish, like the opening witticisms leading into the theme song on the crime drama CSI: Miami.
McEnany flourished again later that day, noting “I was asked probably 12 questions about the Confederate flag. This President is focused on...