Stelter Devotes Segment to Obsessing Over Trump's Misspellings on Twitter


CNN's Brian Stelter devoted an entire segment on Sunday's edition of Reliable Sources to obsessing over President Trump's spelling mistakes on Twitter. While he conceded that "everybody makes spelling mistakes," he spent the rest of the segment making the case that "Donald Trump makes a lot more of them than most people." After playing a clip of a Saturday Night Live skit making fun of the President's misspellings, Stelter called the skit a "death of truth," while maintaining "it's actually not that funny. I know English teachers are horrified by the President's poor form." Stelter complained that he had "never seen anyone do a comprehensive study of his spelling errors or look at what they mean" before plugging an "excellent website" called Factbase that "has every single word the President says" and "looks at all of Trump's tweets, even the deleted ones, for...typos and other screw-ups." Someone has too much time on their hands. Stelter spent the rest of his monologue highlighting the data collected by Factbase and showing how President Trump made a lot more spelling errors than all of the Democratic presidential candidates. According to Stelter, "if you can't get the small stuff right, people worry about the big stuff. And he gets a lot of the small things wrong." 

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