WHAM! BOOM!….Did Barack Obama have a “testy” exchange with a reporter on Tuesday? No. Did Hillary Clinton almost let loose with a “Dean scream” on Wednesday? No. Do reporters routinely inflate minor campaign trail incidents in an effort inject color and conflict into their coverage? Yes indeed. The lesson of the day is: Always remember to take conflict stories with a great big shaker of salt until you see the video, the full exchange, or corroborating testimony yourself. There will be a quiz tomorrow.

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