Sean Spicer's Spice Girls spectacle on 'DWTS' is not okay

CNN. com | 9/18/2019, 12:36 p.m.

Even though the lines between politics and entertainment have been blurred from the beginning in the Trump administration, Sean Spicer twirling the frills on the sleeves of his neon, lime-green shirt on "Dancing With The Stars" ("DWTS") have brought us to a collective new low.

It is not funny, it is not entertainment, and most importantly, it is not okay.

The reason most of us know Sean Spicer's name is because he was one of the first real, tangible signs the public got of just how dysfunctional President Donald Trump's White House was going to be. (Melissa McCarthy's portrayal of him on 'SNL' surely also gets an honorable mention in that regard as well.)

"I was Donald Trump's first White House press secretary," Spicer says in his "DWTS" video introduction. "There's no question my time in the White House was tumultuous."

After this huge understatement, Spicer's video cuts to a nausea-inducing montage of highlights from his time behind the White House podium before moving onto a clip of Spicer fawning over the tweet Trump sent congratulating him on his new gig.

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