Obama Has Visited All 57 States But One
Whoops, Obama in Oregon today:
It is wonderful to be back in Oregon," Obama said. "Over the last 15 months, we’ve traveled to every corner of the United States. I’ve now been in 57 states? I think one left to go. Alaska and Hawaii, I was not allowed to go to even though I really wanted to visit, but my staff would not justify it."
The Times' conscientious Robin Abcarian thought she heard something different there. She checked her tape recorder. It had captured what he had actually said -- 57 states now.
He even paused before he said "57" as if he was thinking about the number. Obama explained afterwards:[More...]
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