NBC, CBS Covers Obama Spelling Gaffe; ABC Out to Lunch


<p>From the 7 March 2014 edition of <em>NBC Nightly News</em>:</p><p>BRIAN WILLIAMS: Well, if you remember the heat Dan Quayle took for how he spelled 'potato,' or the linguistic and grammatical trouble that 43 [George W. Bush] got himself into, then you may want to see this from last night. President Obama paying tribute to the great Aretha Franklin at the White House – one song, though, in particular.<br /><br />PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: When Aretha first told us what R-S-P-E-C-T meant to her- (audience laughs)<br /><br />WILLIAMS: The President just decided to go with it, in keeping with the spirit of the evening – which was a raucous, good evening of music at the White House. </p>

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