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Re: MESSAGE ID: 1EC610858
- Subject: Re: MESSAGE ID: 1EC610858
- From: "'A. Joseph Ross'" <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 12 May 1998 01:07:54 -0400 (EDT)
On Mon, 11 May 1998 NORIAC@mln.lib.ma.us wrote:
> In the newscast, the anchor (I don't recall her name) made a major gaffe
> in reporting one of the top stories.
And I caught Cokie Roberts in a gaffe on Sunday Morning's "This Week" on
ABC television. She referred to Netanyahu as the =president= of Israel.
The president of Israel is Ezer Weitzman. Netanyahu is the prime
In a similar vein, People magazine, in its "50 most beautiful people"
issue, contains a quote referring to British prime minister Tony Blair as
"a charming, witty, capable head of state." A prime minister is a head of
government, not a head of state. The British head of state is the Queen.
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