Bumbler In Chief In Canada: "It's a Pleasure to Be Here In Iowa"
President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper just started their joint news conference, the first such dual podium event for the new president.
The newness is showing – the president began his remarks with, “It’s a great pleasure to be here in Iowa – Ottawa.”
Obama says “it’s great to be” pretty much anywhere he goes. Iowa was a key battleground state, but also the Jan. 4, 2008 caucus was his first win during the Democratic primary election. It swung his way in November, and a Downtown Des Moines rally on Halloween was one of his last campaign stops before winning the presidency.
Flubbing the name of a location has happened to many politicians, and has happened to the president before.
“Flubbing has happened to many politicians…”
It’s amazing what a pass they give this guy.
And, just think, it wasn’t that long ago that he was calling Prime Minister Harper the President of Canada.