Romney and Obama Both Called Their Veeps the 'Next President'

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Mitt Romney made a bit of a slip-up Saturday morning when introducing Paul Ryan as his running mate: He called him the "next president," which is the job Romney's after. Watch:

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Some Twitter users jumped down Romney's throat for the gaffe and somewhat awkward correction:

However, President Obama made the same mistake when introducing his running mate, then-Senator Joe Biden, back in 2008, complete with awkward correction:

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Do these presidential slips-of-the-tongue matter? Share your thoughts in the comments.

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