Fire and Fury Falsely Claims John Boehner Resigned in 2011, Other Editing Errors

Townhall | 1/7/2018 | Staff
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Michael Wolff’s book Fire and Fury has been questioned for its truthfulness, but as critics read through the salacious material in a supposed exposé tell-all on President Donald J. Trump's administration, it is apparent that Wolff gets basic facts wrong and has other editing errors.

One such example is his claim that Donald Trump did not know who Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) was in 2015. But, as pointed out by Buzzfeed’s Henry Gomez, the author also gets the year that Boehner resigned incorrect as well.

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Boehner actually became Speaker of the House in 2011 and resigned in 2015. It may be understandable if this was a simple editing oversight. But another sign that whoever edited this book did their job poorly is the fact that the word “public” is mistyped as "pubic" at least two times in the book. Those two instances are seen here, per a Google books search:

The fact that the book has so many other factual errors in addition to these simple editing mistakes makes one question how much scrutiny it was actually given by the publisher. But it should not surprise...
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