Video: Obama Misspells R-E-S-P-E-C-T During Speech

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President Obama accidentally misspelled “respect” while introducing singer Aretha Franklin during a tribute to “Women of Soul” at the White House Thursday.

“When Aretha first told us what … R-S-P-E-C-T meant to her,” Obama said, pausing briefly before the audience began laughing, apparently realizing his mistake. “She had no idea it would become a rallying cry for African Americans and women and anyone else who felt marginalized because of what they looked like, who they loved. They wanted some respect.”

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