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‘Obama bin Laden’: Schieffer’s debate gaffe unfortunate but not unusual
| Oct. 23, 2012
| Dylan Stableford
Posted on 10/23/2012 8:17:55 AM PDT by bgill
While prefacing a question for Mitt Romney about Pakistan during Monday's presidential debate on foreign policy, moderator Bob Schieffer had an unfortunate slip of the tongue, referring to Osama bin Laden as "Obama bin Laden."
"We know that Pakistan has arrested the doctor who helped us catch Obama-uh-bin Laden," Schieffer said, seeming to realize his mistake immediately.
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No, Bob was pretty much spot on.
posted on 10/23/2012 8:17:55 AM PDT
I thought I heard that, but then I thought my ears were playing tricks on me. Hardy Har Har...
I remember when TF Kennedy had the same trouble, and the left wing freaks insisted that the evil right wingers had dubbed “Obama bin Laden” over their hero’s remarks.
posted on 10/23/2012 8:25:32 AM PDT
(Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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posted on 10/23/2012 8:37:19 AM PDT
by Don Corleone
("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
He said “Obama’s Bin Laden” Which is worse. It makes it sound like Bin Laden and Obama are tight. At the very least Obama owns Bin Laden.
Slate is posting the video at the mark on twitter. Very strange they think that correction helps Obama.
posted on 10/23/2012 8:39:30 AM PDT
(W.C:Socialism:Philosophy of failure,creed of ignorance,gospel of envy,the equal sharing of misery)
Po-tay-to, po-tah-to, Osama, Obama.
posted on 10/23/2012 8:42:03 AM PDT
by far sider
posted on 10/23/2012 8:46:15 AM PDT
by Fresh Wind
(If Obama is an empty chair, then Biden is the whoopee cushion.)
posted on 10/23/2012 8:47:30 AM PDT
What he said was..”Obama(s) bin Laden. He added the “s” after he realized what he said.
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