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Kerry Misquoted Says Reporter: "More Leaders" not "Foreign Leaders"
|Contributor||James in Sacramento |
|Last Edited||James in Sacramento Mar 16, 2004 12:08am|
|News Date||Tuesday, March 16, 2004 06:00:00 AM UTC0:0|
|Description||A BOSTON GLOBE reporter at the center of a growing controversy over comments made by John Kerry last week in Florida now claims he "screwed-up" -- and John Kerry never bragged how "foreign leaders" privately backed his presidential bid! |
"I mistranscribed a key word," explains Patrick Healy, a political reporter for the BOSTON GLOBE who covered the event in a pool capacity.
"Listening to the audio recorder now, in the quiet of my house, I hear 'more leaders' and I am certain that 'more leaders' is what Senator Kerry said."