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CNN Flubs Factcheck on Obama's Pledge to Meet with A'Jad

1:52 PM, Oct 3, 2008 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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CNN reports that it's "misleading" to say that Barack Obama pledged to meet with Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: "While Obama has said he wouldn't rule out meeting with any foreign leader, he never specifically said he'd meet with the Iranian president."

CNN misses what Obama said during a September 2007 press conference:

Reporter: Senator you've said before you'd meet with president Ahmadinejad...

Obama (nodding): Uh Huh

Reporter: ... would you still meet with him today?

Obama: Nothing's changed with respect to my belief that strong countries and strong presidents talk to their enemies and talk to their adversaries.

Watch it: