Why does President Obama have such a hard time selling his economic plans to the voting public? House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told NewsBeast's Howard Kurtz, "I think you need to talk about how poorly they do on message ... They can't see around corners; they anticipate nothing." Except she didn't. Three hours after Kurtz tweeted the quote with a link to his story, he took it back: "That Nancy Pelosi comment in Newsweek criticizing the White House on messaging was erroneously attributed to her. We regret the error." The quotes have been removed from the article, on Obama's new populism, and this correction was added at the bottom: "Editor's Note: An earlier version of the story included a comment erroneously attributed to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, criticizing the White House’s efforts at political messaging. Newsweek and The Daily Beast regret the error."
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