President Barack Obama may be the president, but he still flubs his lines like most politicians. These are the best "Obama-isms" as far as we can tell. These are the 44th President's classic gaffes and funny outtakes. From his time in the Senate to his time during the 2008 elections, President Obama has commited a number of verbal blunders and we expect to hear more from our President until the end of his first, and possibly only, term.
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I've now been in 57 states -- I think one left to go.
"I've now been in 57 states -- I think one left to go."
At a campaign event in Beaverton, Oregon
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...ten thousand people died -- an entire town destroyed.
"In case you missed it, this week, there was a tragedy in Kansas. Ten thousand people died -- an entire town destroyed."
On a Kansas tornado that killed 12 people
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Fallen heroes -- and I see many of them in the audience here today.
"On this Memorial Day, as our nation honors its unbroken line of fallen heroes -- and I see many of them in the audience here today -- our sense of patriotism is particularly strong."
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The middle east is obviously an issue that has plagued the region for centuries.
"The Middle East is obviously an issue that has plagued the region for centuries."
Tampa, Fla., Jan. 28, 2010
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Ups and fedex are doing just fine, right?
"UPS and FedEx are doing just fine, right? It's the Post Office that's always having problems."
Attempting to make the case for government-run healthcare, while simultaneously undercutting his own argument, Portsmouth, N.H., Aug. 11, 2009
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After bowling a 129 obama says it's like -- it was like special olympics, or something.
"No, no. I have been practicing...I bowled a 129. It's like -- it was like Special Olympics, or something."
Making an off-hand joke during an appearance on "The Tonight Show", March 19, 2009 (Obama later called the head of the Special Olympics to apologize)
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It's not surprising, then, they get bitter, they cling to guns...
"It's not surprising, then, they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations."
Explaining his troubles winning over some working-class voters
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Come on! I just answered, like, eight questions.
"Come on! I just answered, like, eight questions."
Exasperated by reporters after a news conference