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Josh Earnest says job is to turn Netanyahu insult ‘into chicken salad’

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At today’s White House press conference, Josh Earnest did not deny a report that a “senior administration official” referred to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as “chickensh*t.”

Earnest didn’t deny somebody inside the administration made the insult, but he did “joke” that it was his job to make it more appetizing:

Good luck with that.

Editor’s note: This post has been updated to include an additional tweet.

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Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/10/29/wh-disavows-netanyahu-insult-as-josh-earnest-tries-to-turn-it-into-chicken-salad/



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