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Unsurprisingly, Obama Has Some Regrets About ‘You Didn’t Build That’

US President Barack Obama makes a statement on the economy and the crash of a US helicopter in Afghanistan in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington,DC on August 8, 2011. Obama on Monday defended America's credit after Standard & Poor's downgraded its top notch debt rating, insisting the economy's woes were

Not his real message about how infrastructure and education support the growth of businesses, but the part where his out-of-context remark became the main theme of the Republican National Convention. “Obviously, I have regrets for my syntax,” Obama told NBC 12 in Richmond, Virginia. “But not for the point, because everyone who was there watching knows exactly what I was saying.” He’s clearly choosing his words more carefully these days. The president added, “This is an example of … for the other side, a tendency to shave the truth a little bit to try to win political points,” though he was clearly longing to lob a “You lie!” back at Republicans.

Obama Regrets ‘You Didn’t Build That’ Syntax