Lost in Translation: Hillary Ethered Student Due to Poor Translation
From The Guardian:
During an appearance at a university in the Democratic Republic of Congo, US secretary of state Hillary Clinton went on an impromptu tirade following a question about her husband.
However, it seems the query may have been relayed to Clinton incorrectly.
According to CNN, a student in the audience wanted insight into President Barack Obama's thoughts on financial contracts between China and Congo. A translator then mistakenly asked about Bill Clinton's stance on the matter.
Clinton reportedly met with the student after the event to quell any lingering tensions.
So...that translator probably isn't getting the choice gigs anymore, eh?