Ivanka Trump misquoted Einstein while making a point about 'facts.' It didn't go well.

Ivanka Trump misquoted Einstein while making a point about 'facts.' It didn't go well.
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An author named Colin Dickey dug up an old Ivanka Trump tweet from 2013, and it's a wonder the internet let it go undiscovered this long. The Einstein "quote" reads perhaps too perfectly for this Trump administration: "If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts."

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Of course, Einstein likely never said this, and no one seems to know the origin of the quote. The Independent theorizes that the saying is a "summarisation of something Einstein did say, although in less direct terms." Others think it's just pure irony—the quote itself being a distortion of facts.

No matter what, it works well coming from Ivanka. And the internet couldn't help themselves:

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Naturally, Ivanka Trump wasn't the only one in the administration with a fake quote in their Twitter timeline. Newly appointed White House Communications Director, Anthony Scaramucci, was similarly dragged for this tweet from 2012:

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Actually, that quote is widely believed to be derived from a 1987 song by Susanna Clark and Richard Leigh.

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"The internet will always mock the Trumps." -- Gandhi.

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