Sarah Sanders Gets Pilloried For Saying She’s ‘Never Seen People So Happy to Destroy a Kid’s Life’


“I’ve never seen people so happy to destroy a kid’s life.”

Those were the words of White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Tuesday night. Appearing on Hannity, Sanders was speaking about the response to the Covington Catholic viral video.

Her comments did not escape the notice of the twitter-sphere. Pundits, politicians, and others wasted little time bringing up various administration policies and personal acts from President Donald Trump which seemed to run very much afoul of her statement. Notably, Trump’s crusade to have the death penalty imposed on the later-exonerated Central Park Five was brought to the fore, as was the administration’s child migrant separation policy.

Here’s just a small sampling of the reaction:

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