ABC defends editing Michelle Obama’s ‘automatic weapon’ claim
Washington Examiner ^ | 2/26/13 | Michal Conger
Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 9:11:23 PM by Nachum
ABC is defending its decision to edit out an apparently erroneous claim by Michelle Obama in its broadcast of the first lady’s interview on Good Morning America today, saying it made the changes “solely” for the sake of time.
As The Washington Examiner reported this morning, the first lady claimed during an interview with Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts that 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, who was killed in Chicago shortly after performing during the President’s Inauguration, was shot because “some kids had some automatic weapons they didn’t need.”
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