Foolish Democratic Quotations of 2009

Benjamin Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Sun Nov 29 18:40:12 UTC 2009

On Sun, Nov 29, 2009 at 1:19 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
> How about Obama's "They hang on to their guns and
> religion" quote about Pennsylvania?  Not
> necessarily foolish, but something I'm sure he
> regretted ever saying.  What are the criteria for
> foolishness?

That was from '08, of course, though Fred didn't include it (or anything else
from Obama) on last year's list.

--Ben Zimmer

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