Texas Governor Rick Perry Has a Geography Problem

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Ask Texas governor Rick Perry what the most dangerous city in America is. Go ahead, ask him, and he'll tell you: Juarez, Mexico. That's right. Juarez, MEXICO. Speaking to a panel of reporters on Monday, Perry called Juarez “the most dangerous city in America" and asked, “how many more American citizens are going to have to die?” After an aide pointed out the mistake, Perry clarified that Juarez is in Mexico, not Texas. Well, okay, so he won't be winning any geography bees ...

Texas-sized gaffe: Rick Perry thinks Juarez in U.S. [Politico]