#BrianWilliamsMemories: Twitter piles on NBC anchor for "misremembering" Iraq war incident

"I didn't storm the beach at Normandy. I just had a friend named Norman."

Published February 5, 2015 2:36PM (EST)

Brian Williams                          (AP/Jonathan Orenstein)
Brian Williams (AP/Jonathan Orenstein)

Yesterday, NBC's Brian Williams apoloized for "misremembering" an incident in which he claimed to have been traveling in an aircraft hit by an RPG while covering the Iraq war twelve years ago (here's a clip of him telling the story to Letterman in 2013, during which he appears to recall the details pretty well). Naturally Twitter piled on the anchor to lambast the anchor's mortifying, um, misremembering -- even if they couldn’t decide on one hashtag with which to do it. Here are some of the best:

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By Anna Silman

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