Republican National Committee chair Reince Priebus attempted to dispel the notion he has the worst job in politics on Wednesday, saying he’s not about to start pouring Baileys on his cereal out of despondency about the state of the GOP presidential race.
Asked on CNN about being blamed for propping up what the frontrunner has repeatedly condemned as a “rigged” system, Priebus said his job is “fun.”
“People assume oh, are you – you must be miserable. You’ve got a horrible job. But I don’t see it that way,” Priebus said in the interview. “I’m not pouring Baileys in my cereal, I’m not sitting here trying to find a Johnnie Walker.”
“This is fun,” he stammered.
Later in the segment, the RNC chair shot hoops with a miniature basketball hoop in his office, showed off his “prized possessions,” which included the chair Clint Eastwood infamously talked to at the 2012 convention, and played a tune on a keyboard.
Priebus also acknowledged that damage control comes with the territory.
“Sometimes you can’t fix it. Sometimes you can just take a seven-alarm fire and make it into a four-alarm fire. It’s still burning, but it’s not as bad as it was,” he said.
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