“To ban or not to ban…is that the question?”
Press Secretary Sean Spicer today drew some hackles in the media after he chided them for referring to President Donald Trump’s travel ban executive order as a “travel ban.”
“It’s not a travel ban,” Spicer told reporters when he was asked about the administration’s policy during his daily press briefing.
President Trump referred himself to the order as a “ban” just one day ago, when he tweeted out that the ban was necessary to stop bad “dudes” from entering the country. Was that a faux pas?
That tweet is shown at the start of this article.
I wonder how many members of the president’s speech writing cadre will hear that dreaded phrase “you’re fired” for allowing the much bandied about phrase to be used by the commander-in-chief?
Oh well, as they say in Hollywood what’s a little matter of semantics among friends?