Terrific article in the Monterey Herald by Susan Meister on "the puppet at the podium." Susan is a DWMC member and the coordinator of Indivisible Monterey County.
"Watching Sean Spicer’s daily White House briefing is seeing both the next “Saturday Night Live” parody and the deepening torture of a man who was at one time regarded as a capable member of the press. He seems to have readily embraced the role of shill for a discredited president who regularly substitutes facts for outright lies. When Trump leaves office — and that could be sooner rather than later — Spicer will be forever be known as chief propagandist for perhaps the most corrupt president ever elected. That label would be fatal for anyone seeking relevance as an official communicator, except in the conservative alt-right press where fact goes to die every day..."