President Barack Obama conjured up a couple of new words during a Wednesday speech in Ann Arbor, Mich., labeling the House GOP budget a “stinkburger” and a “meanwich.”
His comment about the blueprint — released by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and heard in committee Wednesday — quickly turned into a trending topic on Twitter in Washington, D.C. It didn’t sit well with Republican leadership aides.
Rory Cooper, top spokesman for House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA):
Guys, once he says Stinkburger, it *becomes* presidential.
— Rory Cooper (@rorycooper) April 2, 2014
Doug Heye, deputy chief of staff for Cantor:
Was “stinkburger” in Obama’s prepared remarks or did he improvise that gem?
— Doug Heye (@DougHeye) April 2, 2014
Brendan Buck, press secretary for Speaker John Boehner (R-OH):
— Brendan Buck (@BrendanBuck) April 2, 2014
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