Oops! Brewer mistakenly praises Obama

2012-08-30T10:05:00Z 2012-08-30T14:33:00Z Oops! Brewer mistakenly praises ObamaBecky Pallack Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
August 30, 2012 10:05 am  • 

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer made a gaffe in a live NBC interview at the Republican National Convention.

Saying "Obama" when she meant to say "Romney," she accidentally threw her support behind the incumbent.

She said: "I know that if President Obama is elected in November, which I hope that he is, that he will be able to come together with all of us and come up with a solution and I believe he will secure our borders and therefore we can resolve all those other issues. It's a simple matter."

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