Unbelievable! State Dept spox can’t spit out word ‘transparency’ without bursting into a fit of laughter

The total lack of transparency in the Obama administration has become such a joke that even one of its own spokesmen can’t keep a straight face.

At the opening of the State Department’s press briefing Thursday, spokesman Mark Toner welcomed interns seated in the rear before making this statement:

“It’s good to see you in this exercise in transparency and democracy,” he said, then burst out in laughter.

A reporter, sounding very much like The Associated Press’ Matt Lee, put it all in proper perspective with this rejoinder:

“Is that what it is? I thought it was an exercise in spin and obfuscation.”

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