Goes to our Gov. Pat Quinn who at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield gave a speech and the following was reported by Rich Miller of the Capitol Fax:
Gov. Pat Quinn inadvertently made news today when he said during a speech to Democratic Party leaders that “Obama is dead.” A bit later he corrected himself and said “Osama is dead,” admitting he “goofed that one up.”Oy, indeed. Was this a serious slip?
EDIT: NBC Chicago has more on Quinn's bad day including the quote above. It wasn't getting better for him was it:
He made a gaffe that drew some attention, too. Quinn, attempting to rally support for Obama's reelection campaign, said "Obama’s dead and the American auto industry is alive."Yeah, he was also booed by union protestors as well during governor's day at the state fair.
He quickly realized: “Osama bin Laden ... Guess I won’t use that one again,”