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Old 14th December 2019, 06:51 PM   #504
cullennz
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TBF when I saw the wall comment I thought it was probably a misunderstanding more than something malicious, taken out of context and twisted.

And she has apologised, so fair play to her.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world...6da_story.html

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Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has apologized for saying politicians should be put “against the wall” after critics took it to mean that she was advocating violence.

The 16-year-old Swede made the comment in a speech to young activists in the Italian city of Turin on Friday.

Thunberg later said she was making a literal translation from Swedish, in which the expression means to put someone on the spot with tough questions.

“That’s what happens when you improvise speeches in a second language. But of course I apologise if anyone misunderstood this,” Thunberg wrote on Twitter on Saturday.
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