Former presidential adviser David Axelrod on Saturday slammed The New York Times for its “snide” editorial on Sean Spicer’s abrupt resignation Friday as White House press secretary, saying that “criticisms are fair but snarkiness makes it read like a hissy fit.”
Axelrod, who served under former President Barack Obama, took to Twitter:
— David Axelrod (@davidaxelrod) July 22, 2017
In its editorial – titled “Sean Spicer, We’ll Always Have ‘Facts'” – the Times ripped Spicer’s tenure with sarcasm and patronage.
Here’s the first paragraph:
“Oh, Sean Spicer, our four-Pinocchio press secretary, is this the end? We know we are not supposed to ‘just yell out questions,’ but rather ‘raise our hands like big boys and girls,’ but is it really, truly over?”
It even took a dig at President Donald Trump’s decision