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Barack Obama-isms: The Biggest Obama Gaffes

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.

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    "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.

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    "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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    You're absolutely right that john mccain has not talked about my muslim faith...

    "What I was suggesting -- you're absolutely right that John McCain has not talked about my Muslim faith..."

    In an interview with ABC's George Stephanopoulos, who jumped in to correct Obama by saying "your Christian faith," which Obama quickly clarified
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