Posted by Lord Maximus on February 3, 2020, 9:58:52, in reply to "whataboutism"
No it wasn't ... and You are proving my point ...it was a flub, like Obama, and both sides are ridiculous for making stupid crap like this newsworthy
From a 5 second Google search:
"It is wonderful to be back in Oregon," Obama said. "Over the last 15 months, weíve traveled to every corner of the United States. Iíve now been in 57 states? I think one left to go. Alaska and Hawaii, I was not allowed to go to even though I really wanted to visit, but my staff would not justify it."
After the rally, Obama told reporters he was afraid he had flubbed the number of casualties that resulted from a cyclone in Burma, in addition to his stateside misstatement.
"I hope I said 100,000 people the first time instead of 100 million," Obama said, according to the Los Angeles Times. "I understand I said there were 57 states today. It's a sign that my numeracy is getting a little, uh..."