White House Defends Meryl Streep’s ‘Thoughtful, Carefully Considered’ Speech About Trump

Regarding Meryl Streep‘s five-minute speech against Donald Trump from last night’s Golden Globes, we’ve heard from almost everybody! We’ve heard from Tomi LahrenMeghan McCainBilly EischnerKellyanne ConwayJedediah BilaJoy Behar, and yes, even the President-elect himself. There’s no more room for any other opinions, okay? No mo —

Oh, wait. There’s room for one more. Watch above to see President Barack Obama‘s press secretary Josh Earnest call Streep’s barnburner a “fairly straightforward exercise” in basic First Amendment rights.

The Obama White House has spoken and Meryl Streep “was delivering a thoughtful, carefully considered message that she believes in deeply.”

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