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Spicer Hides in Darkness

The Washington Post has a delightful clarification on that story about Sean Spicer hiding in the bushes

On Tuesday night, while trying to avoid a gaggle of reporters who wanted to know why President Trump had just fired FBI Director James Comey, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer "disappeared into the shadows, huddling with his staff behind a tall hedge" on the White House lawn, The Washington Post reported. "After Spicer spent several minutes hidden in the bushes" the Post continued, a press aide "emerged and told reporters that Spicer would answer some questions, as long as he was not filmed doing so." On Wednesday, The Washington Post conceded that this portrayal of Spicer hiding in the bushes was not quite accurate:

To wit:

The Washington Post has not yet changed its new tagline, clarifying that "Democracy Dies Among Darkness," or "Sean Spicer Hides in Darkness," but these are crazy days, so stay tuned.