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Obama says he visited “57 States”

Posted by Tony Listi on May 17, 2008

This is pretty sad. He even “thinks” about it for a moment before speaking.

“Over the last 15 months we’ve traveled to every corner of the United States. I’ve now been in 57 states, I think, one left to go.”

Watch below:

Afterwards, Obama said, “I understand I said there were 57 states today. It’s a sign that my numeracy is getting a little, uh.” At that point, an aide cut him off and ushered journalists out. Before he could mis-speak again? Numeracy?! That is not going to help him shake off the elitist label.

I’m sure he was just tired, but if John McCain had made this gaffe, the media would be all over him, accusing him of a senior moment. Just saying….

Interestingly, there are 57 Islamic states….

Read more here from the LA Times.

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