Chalk it up to the exhausting task of running a campaign, nerves, or simply a momentary lapse, but Mitt Romney gave the crowd a chuckle this morning when he accidentally referred to his VP pick Paul Ryan as the “next president” of the United States.
Mistakes not knowing party lines, Romney is by no means the only candidate who has mistakenly referred to his vice presidential running mate as the “next president’ of the United States. Let’s take a trip back to 2008, when then-presumptive nominee Barack Obama referred to his former Democratic rival Joe Biden as the “next president… next vice president of the United States.”
Just a case of history repeating:
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