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:
Mitt Romney introduces Paul Ryan as the "next PRESIDENT of the United States." In his biggest moment yet, he makes another mistake.
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— Michael Skolnik (@MichaelSkolnik) August 11, 2012
Romney just announced: "Please join me in welcoming the next PRESIDENT of the United States, Paul Ryan!" Thank u Mitt for dropping out.
— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) August 11, 2012
Romney introduced Ryan as the next President.
— Jon Gitchoff (@JonGitchoff) August 11, 2012
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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