Comments on: Obama & the Maldives just latest in long line of political geography gaffes http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2012/04/17/obama-the-maldives-just-latest-in-long-line-of-political-geography-gaffes/ Tracking U.S. politics Wed, 16 Nov 2016 03:39:51 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: nolispex http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2012/04/17/obama-the-maldives-just-latest-in-long-line-of-political-geography-gaffes/comment-page-1/#comment-439780 Sun, 28 Oct 2012 19:57:49 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/?p=39982#comment-439780 Dear conservatives, you do realize that he was talking about Islamic states in that quote, right? Way to keep mis-using a quote years on down the road… http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/57s tates.asp

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By: rasqual http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2012/04/17/obama-the-maldives-just-latest-in-long-line-of-political-geography-gaffes/comment-page-1/#comment-424019 Tue, 17 Apr 2012 21:46:45 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/?p=39982#comment-424019 Yes, but when conservatives like Bush were president, no one posted bipartisan maps showing everyone else’s gaffes as well. The concern to show how ubiquitous such gaffes really is only seen when the Current Occupant comes under scrutiny for gaffes once thought only do-able by the previous moron.

In short, when Bush does it: snicker snicker idiot.

When Obama does it: Oh it can happen to anybody.

:-/

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By: mcgannas http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2012/04/17/obama-the-maldives-just-latest-in-long-line-of-political-geography-gaffes/comment-page-1/#comment-424017 Tue, 17 Apr 2012 19:18:37 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/?p=39982#comment-424017 Rick Perry wasn’t exactly wrong. After all, Juarez might not be part of the United States but it does belong in the American continent.

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