Sarah Palin: 'Refudiate' Was Just Sloppy Typing

Former governor attempts to explain famous gaffe
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 27, 2010 6:43 PM CST

(Newser) – Sarah Palin used her TLC soapbox last night to repudiate, er, refute, er, whatever, that whole refudiate ruckus, explaining that it was a mere typo. "I pressed an F instead of a P and people freaked out," Palin said. "Make lemonade out of lemons." Critics, however, aren't buying, reports the Huffington Post: Palin used the term on a Fox News appearance before the fateful tweet, and the "F" and "P" are not near one another on any standard keyboard.
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