Politicians & Geography


Lets face it, Americans politicians don’t exactly have a solid record when it comes to.geography. Here are two very recent examples I’ve found (conviniantly both a democrat and a republican; it’s a very bipartisan trait):
<dl><dt>Louisiana Democrat Sen. Mary Landrieu suffers embarrassing geography slip up on Senate floor, saying South Dakota borders Canada - NY Daily News
Rick Perry Mistakes Lebanon for Libya - ABC News



As someone who used to live in Britain, there is a huge difference between the two countries when it comes to knowledge of geography.