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Political gaffes nothing new

Who said: "Wherever I have gone in this country, I have found Americans"? In a U.S. News online quiz rounding up some of the silliest things said by politicians, the possible answers were Thomas Dewey, Herbert Hoover, Alf Landon and Franklin Roosevelt. And the winner was: Kansas' own Landon. Among the other quiz questions: whether Sarah Palin actually said, "I can see Russia from my house" and who said, "You cannot go to a 7-Eleven or a Dunkin' Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent. I'm not joking." (Correct answers: No and Joe Say-It-Isn't-So Biden.)

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