December 2, 2014

The New York Post

New York Post has corrected a story that erroneously said the commander-in-chief called “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd “just sad” during a trip to a D.C. bookstore:

Correction: This story was based on a pool report from President Obama’s bookstore visit. Video of the event, released later, shows it’s more likely Obama is referring to the picture of himself on the cover of the book when he says “he’s just sad” — and is not referring to author Chuck Todd.

Both Politico and The Washington Examiner pointed out the error Monday. Here’s the video showing what actually happened in the store.

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