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Gaffes

  1. biffs
    $100,000 Pyramid Contestant Explains How He Mixed Up Osama and ObamaAnd in front of Tim Meadows, no less.
  2. roll clip!
    This Millionaire Host Suffered the Biggest Mistake a Millionaire Host Can MakeIs it (a) miming the answer (b) giving away the answer (c) saying the wrong answer (d) smoking?
  3. gaffes
    Oxford Apologizes Over Photo of Female Janitor Cleaning Up Women’s Day GraffitiA female janitor was photographed cleaning up chalk graffiti that reads “Happy International Women’s Day.”
  4. Emergency Men-in-Black Team Rushes in to Save Deflating PikachuPikach-oops!
  5. Presidential Candidate Touts Inability to Name a Foreign Leader He RespectsAt an MSNBC town hall, Gary Johnson revealed that he cannot, off the top of his head, name a single foreign leader. Now he’s bragging about it.
  6. In Shocking Act of Political Competence, Trump Doesn’t Mock Clinton’s PneumoniaOn Monday, Trump said he hopes Clinton gets well soon, while directing the media’s attention back to her “deplorables” remark.
  7. today in donald trump
    It Sure Sounds Like Donald Trump Just Said ‘Titties’ on Live TelevisionHe was going for “cities.” 
  8. gaffes
    Can You Find the Problem With Amy Schumer’s Gun-Violence-Awareness Selfie?The star’s newest snap is really #problematic.
  9. Trump Says Abortion Laws Shouldn’t Be ChangedHis campaign later clarified that he meant abortion laws should remain in place — until he becomes president.
  10. A Brief History of Presidential Food ControversiesWith a new election cycle well under way, here’s a look at past political flare-ups over food and drink.
  11. Before ‘Undo Send’: 11 New Yorkers on Their Biggest Email GaffesI meant to let my old friend N. know that I was intending to go to Brooklyn to break up with the guy I’d been dating, whose name was also N. Sadly, that’s the N. that I emailed.”
  12. Fox Affiliate Shows Photo of Obama During Story About Rape SuspectSomeone’s getting fired.
  13. Scott Walker Responds to Letter Regarding Menorah: ‘Thank You and Molotov’In which Wisconsin governor Scott Walker confuses “Molotov” and “Mazel tov.”
  14. 6 of Don Lemon’s Worst TV GaffesFrom the black hole that swallowed Flight 370 to that awkward fight with Talib Kweli.
  15. Hunter Biden Still Gets to Be a Lawyer, Despite the CocaineNo conviction, no problem.
  16. Adorable Congressman Suggests Voters Get Out There and SextI don’t think that word means what you think it means.
  17. This Guy Is No Longer School Board President After Calling a Mom ‘Chubby Wubby’A small-town V. Stiviano put the hot-mike moment on YouTube.
  18. Michael Grimm Has Some Advice for Bill de BlasioRemember “break you in half”?
  19. dumb moves
    Russian Socialite Sat on Black Woman ‘Art’ ChairYikes.
  20. Nevada Assemblyman Should Steer Clear of Slavery HypotheticalsBad way to make a point.
  21. Grimm Says He Didn’t Mean to Fund-raise on Syria Flip-FlopSays a contractor put that part in.
  22. Hillary Clinton Nearly Says Name of Civil-Rights Icon CorrectlyMedgar Evans? 
  23. gaffes
    Lacoste Salesman Says He Was Fired for Instagramming His Paycheck“I’m a helluva salesman.”
  24. Trent Franks’s Abortion Bill Passes the House, With One Last GaffeThe masturbating fetus defense.
  25. gaffes
    Karlie Kloss, Victoria’s Secret Really Sorry About That HeaddressIt won’t be shown in the fashion show broadcast.
  26. Rape Comments Aside, Akin and Mourdock Are Flush With GOP MoneyRepublicans would very much like to take back the Senate.
  27. Todd Akin Tries an Awkward New Press OffensiveHe just can’t get media management right.
  28. Joe Biden Says Paul Ryan’s ‘Bullets Are Aimed at You’And inquires about soldiers serving in “Iraq or Iran.”
  29. gaffes
    Kim Kardashian Stands by Her Transparent SkirtShe tweeted about it during the presidential debate last night.
  30. Joe Biden Helpfully Offers Up New Gaffe on Eve of DebateNote to self: Next time don’t suggest Obama ruined the economy.
  31. Unsurprisingly, Obama Has Some Regrets About ‘You Didn’t Build That’Not the part about the importance of roads.
  32. backlashes
    Nina Garcia Has Some Misconceptions About Birkin BagsNamely, what percentage of your salary they might cost.
  33. MSNBC Not All That Sorry About Romney Pseudo-GaffeNetwork says it “did not edit anything out of order.”
  34. MSNBC Misrepresents Romney Speech, Invents Wawa ‘Gaffe’He actually wasn’t amazed by a convenience store sandwich.
  35. early and awkward
    A Taxonomy of GaffesThe six different kinds of gaffes we’ll obsess over for the next five months. 
  36. Vogue Does Damage Control on Asma al-Assad StoryBuck says Asma was “extremely thin and very well-dressed, and therefore qualified to be in Vogue.”
  37. John Heilemann on NOW With Alex Wagner: Whose ‘Gaffe’ Was Worse?Obama or Romney?
  38. gaffes
    Glenn Beck Made Up Some Things About Anna WintourAnd made a Devil Wears Prada reference. How clever!
  39. backlashes
    Megan Fox Can Rest Easy Now That Jalouse Retracted Her Awkward QuoteShe thanked the magazine on Facebook yesterday.
  40. While Honoring WWII Hero, Obama Nearly Starts War With PolandPoles are understandably sensitive about being conflated with Nazis.
  41. Mitt Romney Once Said War Vets Should Be Taught How to Milk CowsHe later apologized for it.
  42. Pippa and the Gun: The Middletons’ Very First ScandalIf charged with illegal use of a handgun, she could face up to seven years in prison.
  43. fur files
    Kitson Mislabeled Real Fur As FauxThe store now has its tail between its legs.
  44. Zimmerman’s Lawyer Cites ‘Shaken Baby Syndrome’Unfortunate word-choice alert.
  45. Etch A Sketch’s Tongue-in-Cheek Political AdsShake it up, America and exercise your freedom of self-expression.”
  46. gaffes
    Shanina Shaik Says Tyson Beckford Is ‘in the Dog House’After those weird comments he made about her last week.
  47. gaffes
    Jean-Paul Guerlain Fined for Racist Remarks“My words do not reflect in any way my profound thoughts.”
  48. Mitt Romney Makes Layoff Joke, Hopes Humans Will LaughResults from humor scan: negative.
  49. gaffes
    Tyson Beckford Claims Credit for Girlfriend Shanina Shaik’s Success“I helped place her with the right people, get her teeth cleaned, her body toned up.”
  50. Mitt in His Own Words: On Gaffes and True LoveMitt Romney appeared on Hugh Hewitt’s talk show and reminded everyone that he made a pun once.
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