Alex Massie Alex Massie

Remember the definition of a Washington “Gaffe”?

Mike Kinsley famously defined a “gaffe” in Washington as an accidental, inadvertent moment of truth-telling. Well by that standard Geraldine Ferraro, Mondale’s 1984 Vice-Presidential pick who is supporting Hillary Clinton, has committed a gaffe. She seems to have caused a minor-rumpus with these comments:

“If Obama was a white man, he would not be in this position… And if he was a woman (of any color) he would not be in this position.

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