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MSNBC Map Puts Every City in the Wrong Spot

There are four cities on this map of President Obama’s upcoming bus tour of New York and Pennsylvania, which was shown on MSNBC’s Martin Bashir yesterday afternoon. And all four cities are in the wrong place. They’re not even close! Here’s where those cities are actually located:

Bashir later called the errors an “honest geographic mistake” (obviously?), but he doesn’t explain how this map turned out so terribly inaccurate. Did they literally just guess? You shouldn’t just guess.