The Gaffe-O-Meter

Presidential candidates really do say the darnedest things. We ranked the best of the worst

HAPLESS

RYAN

"I had a 2-hour-and-50-something."

Aug. 22, 2012, when asked about his personal best marathon time, which was actually just over four hours

OBAMA

"Voting is the best revenge."

Nov. 2, 2012, trying to motivate Ohio supporters who had booed Romney; the GOP nominee responded by encouraging voters to "vote for love of country"

HUNTSMAN

"When's the delivery food coming?"

Oct. 24, 2011, on The Colbert Report, after the show played Chinese-sounding music; the comment, intended to be a joke, was blasted in the blogosphere

CAIN

"Ubeki-beki-beki-beki-stan-stan."

Oct. 10, 2011, admitting that he didn't know the President of Uzbekistan because,...

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