Democratic vice presidential nominee Joe Biden claimed in a recent interview that President Franklin D. Roosevelt calmed fears in a TV address at the beginning of the Great Depression. There was no TV in 1929 and Roosevelt wasn’t president at the time. Solid pick Barack.
Not to be outdone, in a speech on Sunday, Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin called Afghanistan “our neighboring country”. I'll acknowledge in John's defence that at least Palin fulfils the function of making him look good.