Psaki Says She Felt Like an “Orderly in an Insane Asylum” in White House Briefing Room
In advance of her debut on Sunday at noon, former Biden press secretary Jen Psaki is promising her show will bringing MSNBC viewers her insider perspective. Stephen Battaglio at the Los Angeles Times asked her how she could remain calm in the White House briefing room: “Is there anything in your habits that keeps you that way? Is it yoga? Diet? Jesus Christ?”
Psaki said her sister is a Unitarian minister, but it’s not a faith thing. Then she compared the White House briefing room to an insane asylum, which is pretty weird since almost every reporter there is a Democrat.
There are a lot of universities and colleges in D.C. So if I would run into college students in the street, they’d ask me, “What are you thinking in your mind when so-and-so is asking you a crazy question?” And I would say, “Sometimes I’m thinking that I am an orderly in an insane asylum. And if I talk slowly and calmly, everybody will calm down.”
Battaglio also asked about Peter Doocy of Fox News, but she typically said he was always professional, and so he’s not insane. Nobod …