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Mitt Romney iPhone app misspells ‘America’ as ‘Amercia’

One of the nice things about living in Canada is being able to follow the stupidity of American politics from a comfortable distance away. And in the buildup to the 2012 presidential election, the GOP has really put that stupidity on display.

From Donald Trump and the birther movement,  to Rick Perry’s YouTube video blowing up in his face, and Newt Gingrich messing up just about everything, a Republican campaign which looked to be winnable a couple of years back has been riddled with embarrassing blunders.

And the latest strikes me as a scenario straight out of the excellent HBO series Veep.

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Rick Perry’s comical Youtube folly

Texas Governor and GOP presidential nominee Rick Perry, whose support has dipped to about 5 per cent amongst his party, is making sure he stays top-of-mind. And while his new ad is getting attention, it appears that Youtube users, at least, aren’t buying what he’s selling.
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