Jam doughnut rubbish again

The Local has an account in English of Anatol Stefanowitsch's sensible defence of JFK: JFK cleared 'I am a Jam Doughnut' gaffe
Stefanowitsch said the construction with the article "ein" is used when a speaker wants to say that he doesn't literally belong to the group, Berliners in this case, but rather wants to express that he has something in common with them. "That is exactly what Kennedy wanted to do - he did not want to claim to actually be a resident of the city of Berlin but rather to say that he shared something with the Berliners, namely ...
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