When Psaki began her gig as White House press secretary, she was invincible.
After her very first briefing last January, Brian Karem of Playboy wrote that Psaki had “mastered subtlety and professionalism.” “Psaki Bomb” trended on Twitter on a weekly basis. CNN chief media correspondent Brian Stelter’s Reliable Sources produced the following chyron:
But then, things got hard. The president was not able to follow through on his foolhardy promise to “shut down the virus.” Americans continued dying from the virus and the Taliban took over in Afghanistan. Prices at the grocery store and the...