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August 16, 2012


Illinois Governor Confuses Obama and Osama

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (D) got tongue tied "as he attempted to rally Illinois Democrats behind President Barack Obama and the state's congressional and legislative candidates," the State Journal-Register reports.

But the Democratic governor's speech ran aground when he tried to praise Obama for the killing of Osama bin Laden.

Said Quinn: "We have a president who understands that. He's our commander in chief and he takes good care of the troops. I think everybody knows that Obama, uh, he's gone, he's dead, and the American auto industry is alive and well, thanks to our president."

The Chicago Sun Times called it the "mother of all gaffes."












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