Spellin' iz tuff
At least, it's tough if you're Tim Russert. From Media Bistro:
Russert Spells "I-R-A-K"
Wednesday on NBC Nightly News, Brian Williams and Tim Russert were discussing the latest NBC News-Wall Street Journal poll, specifically the very bad right track/wrong track (22/66) numbers, when Williams asked: "And Tim, among the issues that would drive a number like that, that severe, what's the leading candidate?"
Watch what Russert said:
(Video clip here)
Memo to Dan Quayle: If you have not yet done so, you may now officially get over the "potatoe" gaffe. At least Quayle's word was more than four letters long.