A Recent History of Politicians Mispronouncing Words


Don’t worry, Michele Bachmann. You may have butchered chutzpah, to great comedic effect, but you are hardly alone. Though we expect our politicians to be perfect, they rarely are. They mispronounce words all the time — words like corpsman, eclectic, and, of course, nuclear. To err, as the old saying goes, is human. It is also hilarious.