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"Hey! That's Not What I Didn't Mean": On What Trump Said in Helsinki


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"Hey! That's Not What I Didn't Mean": On What Trump Said in Helsinki

Tim Koechlin

Like many of you, I was surprised to learn that President Trump's disastrous press conference in Helsinki earlier this week was all a misunderstanding! It turns out that the President left out one, single (albeit crucial) word: "not." What a close call!

Actually, it turns out that this happens all the time. Many famous lines—from politics, film and literature—are, in fact, misquotes. Here are just a few examples. Hopefully this will begin to set the record straight.


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Miscommunication, Bullshit!

Miscreant.