Apparently newscasters, especially on CNN, still have difficulty with Barack Obama’s name. Yes, we know it’s “foreign,” but let’s work on keeping our major (and radically different) political figures straight.
Both Glenn Beck and Alina Cho, broadcasters at CNN, recently called the presidential candidate Osama
“Unfortunate name,” Mr. Beck remarked.
Mitt Romney is also known for making the same mistake twice in campaign speeches.
Everyone together now: BAA-ROCK OH-BAH-MA.
CNNs Obama/Osama Habit – [New York Times]