As we told you over the weekend, President Trump wasn’t in attendance at this year’s White House Correspondents Dinner, but he was certainly the main topic of conversation. The Correspondents Association did away with the idea of having a comedian headline this year, and instead, presidential historian Ron Chernow kicked things off and offered this quote as shared by CNN’s Chris Cillizza:

That quote’s being lapped up by the media, but just how accurate is it? Well…

D’OH! Maybe the presidential historian hasn’t heard these:

Did it just get awkward?

Womp womp!

Perhaps Chernow knew he had a roomful of “journalists” to please.

So it’s settled then: