Great Slips of the Tongue in U.S. Politics
1. 'the United States has much to offer the third world war.? (Ronald Reagan in 1975, speaking on Third World countries; he repeated the error nine times).
2. 'thank you, Governor Evidence.? (President Richard M. Nixon, referring to Washington State Gov. Daniel Evans in a speech during the Watergate period).
3. "I hope that Spiro Agnew will be completely exonerated and found guilty of the charges against him.? (John Connally, in a 1973 speech).