Bush Mispronounces Israeli, Palestinian Leaders' Names During Press Conference

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Think Progress

Bush butchers pronunciation of 'Olmert' and 'Mahmoud.'

While reading a joint agreement on principles established between the Israelis and Palestinians at today's Annapolis conference, President Bush stumbled in pronouncing the names of the two leaders standing right next to him -- Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Watch it:

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