Andrea Mitchell gets history lesson after saying Bastille Day marks 100th anniversary of entry into WW II

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It’s rather difficult to take the so-called “mainstream media” seriously when allegedly educated “reporters” seem to have very little to no knowledge of basic history.  On Saturday, for example, NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Andrea Mitchell, who, by the way, recently received the Joseph M. Quinn Award for Lifetime Achievement by the Los Angeles Press Club, issued a tweet claiming that Bastille Day marks the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entry into World War II.

And the 100th anniversary of US entering WWII

— Andrea Mitchell (@mitchellreports) July 16, 2017

Her tweet was in response to this message sent by the official Twitter account of NBC Nightly News:

Today is #BastilleDay, a national holiday in France that commemorates the storming of the Bastille prison in 1789.

— NBC Nightly News (@NBCNightlyNews) July 14, 2017

Naturally, she was off by…

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