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Proud, or really proud?
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But she has stirred controversy, such as when she said in February: “For the first time in my adult life, I am proud of my country.” Critics said the comment sounded unpatriotic and suggested she had not been proud of her country before her husband’s candidacy.
Is it nomral Reuters standard to misquote important people, when the misquote amounts to slander?
Your writer left out the work REALLY from her quote “For the first time in my adult lifetime I am really proud of my country”.
Leave the quote accurate, and the quote states that this is the first time she has been really proud, or extra proud, AND implies that in the past she had been just proud. How dare you!!
Several readers disputed our version of this quote. Our story is accurate. She said it both ways, as you can see here: GBU Editor
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