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Kinsley gaffe
also called "Gaffe in Washington" in American politics is the term used for telling the truth by accident: in other words

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  1. The term comes from journalist Michael Kinsley, who famously said, "A gaffe is when a politician tells the truth." He first said this in The Guardian on 14 January 1992

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  2. it describes the situation when a politician says something inadvertently in public which he or she privately believes to be true, but which he or she would ordinarily refrain from saying publicly since he or she believes the statement would be polit

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 16, 2009
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