CNN’s Jake Tapper found himself a part of the latest WikiLeaks release of hacked emails.
The first batch of over 2,000 emails allegedly from Clinton campaign chair John Podesta’s personal email account revealed one directly naming Tapper.
“Why is Jake Tapper such a dick?” read a part of the exchange between Podesta and Clinton’s deputy press secretary, Kristina Schake, as they discussed Tapper’s request to interview the former Secretary of State for an hour.
Tapper posted the comment on Twitter along with his own response.
— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) October 7, 2016
Tapper found plenty of applause from others in the media and even a comment from Clinton communications director Jennifer Palmieri.
@jaketapper well played.
— Jennifer Palmieri (@jmpalmieri) October 7, 2016
Hahahahah. Congrats, Jake! That’s quite the honor! https://t.co/AWVnPsy7Vs
— John Hawkins (@johnhawkinsrwn) October 7, 2016
This is the correct response https://t.co/qxJtXYVS9i
— Bob Bryan (@RobertBryan4) October 7, 2016
— Jack Jenkins (@jackmjenkins) October 7, 2016
LOL…. awesome. https://t.co/pWHyPVUjDr
— jim spellman (@jimspellmanTV) October 7, 2016
Twitter users loved Tapper’s response as well.
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@jaketapper this is your best tweet.
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) October 8, 2016
@jaketapper I appreciate self-deprecating humor. Your answer was epic beyond words. Well done.
— Lisa Horne (@LisaHorne) October 8, 2016
— (((R. Rosenberg))) (@missrrosenberg) October 8, 2016
— CW Jensen (@captaincwjensen) October 7, 2016
— HaysMediaNY (@TimothySHays) October 7, 2016
— Erica B (@Rikki5582) October 7, 2016
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