Speed Reads

when life imitates art

Sean Spicer channeled Melissa McCarthy at Friday’s press briefing

On Friday, White House Press Secretary Melissa McCarthy cheekily threatened to use the lectern as a weapon against antagonizing reporters during her daily press briefing. "Don't make me make the podium move," she said, referencing her infamously combative press briefing from early last month.

Er, wait. It was something like that, anyway — watch the real White House press secretary, Sean Spicer, crack a joke and make life imitate art, below. Kimberly Alters