Obama managed to commit two major gaffes in a single sentence by attempting to refer to the Falkland Islands as the Malvinas while instead calling them the Maldives, which are 8,123 miles away.
Hot Air has a post about an ‘Obomination’ titled, “Ousted Maldives leader accuses US, India of abandoning him.” The story, of course, is about the Maldives which are in the Indian Ocean. But go read the comments at the end. Almost every one of them (obviously by geography challenged HS & college students) are about the Falkland Islands which are in the South Atlantic more than 8,000 miles from the Maldives.
But, what d’you expect? The “smartest President evah” doesn’t know the difference.
Ever since Barack Obama’s gaffe at the Summit of the Americas, the Maldives have mainly been a punchline in the US â€” but the situation in the Indian Ocean island-chain nation is far from lighthearted, according to the recently-ousted president. After being forced under threat of violence to resign, Mohamed Nasheed accused India and the Obama administration of betraying him in favor of the coup leaders, and warned that radical Islamists are now beginning to take control:
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