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I used to think Obama's name was short for Baraccobama.

Trisha Gaurav
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I used to think that George Bush's first name was President

kid
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I used to believe that a ballot is just a blank piece of paper where you write the name of who you vote for in giant letters.

Trisha Gaurav
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I thought that the world belonged to the president and could do anything he wanted. I always wanted to become the president so I could have the whole world to myself

Anon
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When i was younger 5 or 6 i thought we were fighting Russians in WW2
and which lead me up till 6th grade that Nazis were russian

skylar
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I thought every single organisation had a government observer and the entire nation was working for some sort of plan that all the adults were hiding from us.

MP
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I used to seriously misunderstand the concept of voting. I assumed whoever voted for one option would get it and whoever voted for the other option would get the other, instead of the option with more votes affecting everyone.

vote
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I thought an asylum seeker was a crazy person who checked in to an asylum on purpose.

Nate
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Back in the mid 90's, when I was about 10, I used to believe that I was a prisoner in a digital world. I used to feel that beyond this reality was a utopia, and that I had broken the laws of that utopia and was imprisoned in a digital reality that was meant to continually punish me until I had learned my lesson, whatever it may be.

David
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The Spanish word for president is "Presidente". I have a Mexican origin. When they told me Vicente Fox was the president of Mexico, I thougt that his name was Fox and that both Presidente and Vicente were titles. I used to boast to my school partners that Fox was Presidente AND Vicente of Mexico xD

Iņaki
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When I was little I heard on the TV that poverty had something to do with politics. I knew politics was something the mayor do, and mayors take care of cities.
So I believed that poor people lived in poor towns, and rich people lived in rich towns.

Anon
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I used to believe that (Captain) Ahab was a nickname for Abraham Lincoln, and so that the president and the hunter of Moby Dick were one and the same.

Kat
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I used to believe that the US President knew every square inch of America. Not an acre unseen by our president.

Angela
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When I was little I used to believe everything the government does is right and for the good of everyone.

Rob
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When I was little I wanted to be president.
I thought a president has power to do whatever he or she wanted because I didn't know about the constitution or three branches of government. So I was determined to become president and make it a law that everyone had to have a horse.

Queen Chrysalis
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When I was little I used to think that the main news anchorman on TV was the prime minister since he had gray hair and was on TV every night.

Skullcattery
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I thought you could vote as many times as you want, not just once.

Lord Zedd
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I thought the secretary of defense/state etc just scribed stuff like a normal secretary and didn't do anything else

Hexetic
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I used to worry that the presidential candidate my parents didn't vote for won, the world would end. Luckily it wasn't put to the test until I had some sence knocked into me.

El Joven
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When I used to hear things on the news like "Terrorists are a serious threat to the peace and security of the world" I wondered what was so bad about people who travelled to other places on vacation (tourists).

Tim
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