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TIME MAGAZINE COLUMNIST WHO FORGED TRUMP QUOTE APOLOGIZES
The Daily Caller ^ | May 27,2019 | Mike Brest |

Posted on 05/27/2019 2:14:13 PM PDT by Hojczyk

Time Magazine columnist Ian Bremmer apologized Monday for fabricating a quote from President Donald Trump about North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un that went viral the day before.

“My tweet yesterday about Trump preferring Kim Jong Un to Biden as President was meant in jest,” Bremmer tweeted Monday. “The President correctly quoted me as saying it was a ‘completely ludicrous’ statement. I should have been clearer. My apologies.”

Bremmer’s apology comes after he tweeted a quote attributed to the president alleging he said, “Kim Jong Un is smarter and would make a better President than Sleepy Joe Biden.”

Many people quickly retweeted Bremmer and expressed their dismay. After several hours, he took down the tweet. He defended it as “plausible” because it appeared in the same vein as Trump’s earlier praise for Kim after he insulted former Vice President and current presidential candidate Joe Biden. (RELATED: Trump And Kim Jong Un Agree Biden Is ‘Low IQ,’ Says Sarah Sanders)

The tweet was on social media long enough for CNN contributor Ana Navarro and Democratic California Rep. Ted Lieu to quote tweet Bremmer, but they proceeded to delete their tweets after he admitted to making the original tweet up.

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To: Hojczyk
..."I should have been clearer. My apologies.”

"Mistakes were made..."

21 posted on 05/27/2019 2:36:40 PM PDT by gogeo (Liberal politics and mental instability; coincidence, correlation, or causation?)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Would such a person spend 10 years in prison? This happened. Read some of the other threads today on how the Obama machine handled dissident journalists.


22 posted on 05/27/2019 2:37:06 PM PDT by malach (We live in interesting times.)
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To: blueunicorn6

Journalists.....

“We just make crap up.”

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Remember Dan Rather’s “Fake, but accurate” letters from TANG?


23 posted on 05/27/2019 2:46:22 PM PDT by leftcoaster
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To: Hojczyk

What a turd!


24 posted on 05/27/2019 2:47:24 PM PDT by W. (NRA life member! Cost me 500 bones, but oh, well!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
CNN contributor Ana Navarro and Democratic California Rep. Ted Lieu [retweeted] Bremmer, but they proceeded to delete their tweets after he admitted to making the original tweet up.
Twitter should suspend all three accounts.

25 posted on 05/27/2019 2:47:51 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager imagining managing an imaginary menagerie.)
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To: gogeo

[ ...”I should have been clearer. My apologies.” ]

Yeah. That’s what it was. He wasn’t “clearer”.

Uh huh. Sure. Ya. You bet.


27 posted on 05/27/2019 2:50:02 PM PDT by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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To: Hojczyk

28 posted on 05/27/2019 2:51:20 PM PDT by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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To: Hojczyk
He defended it as “plausible” because it appeared in the same vein as Trump’s earlier praise for Kim after he insulted former Vice President and current presidential candidate Joe Biden.

The "fake but accurate" defense! Can conservative writers make things up and use that defense?

29 posted on 05/27/2019 2:51:48 PM PDT by lasereye
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To: Bayan

So I guess hanging this Time magazine guy is out of the question?


30 posted on 05/27/2019 2:51:52 PM PDT by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Heck, an entire TOWN caught holy hell for having a O’Bungler outhouse in a parade.

And don’t forget the rodeo clown who had the nerve to insult dear leader by wearing an obamamask while strutting around the arenal


31 posted on 05/27/2019 2:51:52 PM PDT by Oscar in Batangas (Jan. 20, 2017, 12:00 PM: The End of an ERROR)
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To: SaveFerris

in a world of professional journalism he would be fired or kill himself.


32 posted on 05/27/2019 2:51:57 PM PDT by morphing libertarian ( Use Comey's Report; Indict Hillary now; build Kate's wall. --- Proud Smelly Walmart Deplorable)
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To: morphing libertarian

He certainly knew what he was doing.

Putting out Fake News to the liberal fools out there.


33 posted on 05/27/2019 2:53:10 PM PDT by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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To: Hojczyk

Is there a bigger idiot than Ana Navarro?


34 posted on 05/27/2019 2:54:25 PM PDT by lasereye
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To: gogeo

He is a FAKE NEWS steaming pile of _hit!


35 posted on 05/27/2019 2:54:52 PM PDT by wetgundog (CNN is FAKE NEWS ...Just added NBC.)
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36 posted on 05/27/2019 2:54:58 PM PDT by DoodleBob (Gravity's waiting period is about 9.8 m/s^2)
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To: Hojczyk

“was meant in jest’...

Bull puckey. You would have been happy to let it exist forever...except you got caught.


37 posted on 05/27/2019 2:55:29 PM PDT by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. Mr Trump, we've got your six.)
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To: PubliusMM

Winner


38 posted on 05/27/2019 2:57:23 PM PDT by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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To: Hojczyk
Looks like Bremmer threw crap on the wall to see if it would stick. All it did was splash back in his face. Will Time Magazine clean him up and wipe his face? They should change his diaper while they are at it.
39 posted on 05/27/2019 3:01:31 PM PDT by jonrick46 (Cultural Marxism is the cult of the Left waiting for the Mothership.)
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To: jonrick46

I assume he will lose his connection and job at Time, of course?


40 posted on 05/27/2019 3:03:37 PM PDT by Chickensoup (Voter ID for 2020!! Leftists totalitarian fascists appear to be planning to eradicate conservatives)
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