She profusely thanked her parents, teachers and classmates. Then she proceeded to chart her generation’s future amidst the nation’s current divisive upheaval, quoting an unnamed leader: "A house divided against itself cannot stand." Conservative audience assumed it came from current leader, thus breaking into thunderous applause amidst standing ovation.
Ms. Charm paused, looked around, and announced “That was a quote from our past US President Abraham Lincoln.”