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Meghan McCain’s On-Air Gaffe: Obamas Deserve “Emoticon Of Privacy”

I didn’t know there was an emoticon for privacy! During a discussion on MSNBC today about a new book detailing Michelle Obama’s tensions with White House staffers, noted nepotism beneficiary Meghan McCain spoke out against the tell-all, arguing the Obamas deserve “some small emoticon of privacy.” This is when I’d note McCain clearly meant to say “a modicum” instead of “emoticon” and probably just got tongue-tied so let’s all give her the benefit of the doubt and oh my god why are you all so cynical, you know, if not for the fact that she repeated the mistake five seconds later. So instead, I’ll just :(.

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