Lost: 7 US Geo-gaffes that should worry us all
Published time: 12 Sep, 2014 15:06 Edited time: 13 Sep, 2014 08:52
Everyone makes mistakes. Freudian slips, misspellings, we forget things...we're all human. However, when the world’s most powerful army wants to 'help out', but can’t quite remember where, it should be a cause for concern.
A top US official said on Wednesday - ahead of President Obama's
announcement of the strategy to be taken against the Islamic
State terorrist group in Syria and Iraq, that "Saudi Arabia and Syria share an extensive
border." How do they plan to help the world fight
Seems like 'the Middle East' exists as a name in order to skip
over the boring details of its geography. "Syria is Iran's
route to the sea," came the ominous warning from Presidential candidate Mitt
Former candidate, Senator John McCain, followed suit by admitting
that the situation on the Iraq-Pakistan border will indeed
require America's thorough assistance.
Former Vice-President Dick Cheney confuses countries on a
neighboring continent where the US has been involved for decades:
"The people of Peru, I think, deserve better," he said
of the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez.
Mitt, again, with the Middle East: the West Bank borders
"Syria or Jordan."
The following happened first to George W. Bush, then to Sarah
Palin, and then, Rick Santorum. Africa is a country, and
that's the end of it!
The possibility of islands tipping over and capsizing had to be
included as a bonus. Courtesy of Congressman Hank Johnson...