Let's see... he has been to fifty-seven states, not including Hawaii and Alaska, and he still has one left to go.
So according to Obama, there are sixty states that comprise the United States of America.
Question: shouldn't the President of the United States know basic facts about the country he's running? OK, so maybe he was "tired". He "misspoke". Who gives a crap? Everyone knows how many states there are, and they know that at approximately five years old. For him to get something so simple, so basic, so elementary wrong is mind-boggling.
Instapundit reader Jeff Cauthen suggests:
Somebody should ask him to name all 114 US Senators.
Now let's just imagine the media reaction if McCain had said this.
Hat Tip: Gina Cobb