POLITICS
07/09/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

McCain Confuses Somalia And Sudan

John McCain misspoke and confused his African countries while talking to reporters on the Straight Talk Express today. This time, he was bailed out not by Joe Lieberman, but by his close aide Mark Salter. "How can we bring pressure on the government of Somalia?" McCain asked, which prompted Mark Salter to correct him. "Sudan," Salter said. "Sudan," McCain repeated. "There's a realpolitik side of my view of the conduct of American foreign policy."

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