Transparency a laughing matter at State Dept.


Russia has been the target of a lot of the Obama Administration’s initiatives, which have included bring NATO forces right up to the Russia border in Eastern Europe.

So Russia’s RT America network takes some notable glee in highlighting this bizarre little clip from a State Department press briefing, 37 seconds that depict the Obama Administration’s humorous contempt for a basis principle of democracy.

From RT America:

Transparency Ha! US State Dept spokesman bursts into laughter at press briefing

Program notes:

Mark Toner, the deputy spokesman for the US State Department, literally burst out laughing at the idea of transparency and democracy during an official press briefing on Thursday.

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