Barack Obama's surrogates are really struggling these days. First Rep. Kirk Watson couldn’t name a single thing Obama has accomplished. Then economic adviser Austan Goolsbee gave the Canadian government the impression —inaccurately, he says—that they have nothing to fear from Obama’s NAFTA stance.
Now Obama foreign policy adviser Susan Rice goes and says that Hillary and Barack are " both not ready to have that 3 a.m. phone call ." Oops.
Around here, that’s what we call a Kinsley gaffe .
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