Reagan? Or Regan? Romney campaign misspells again

Jun 08, 2012, 09:13 IST | Agencies

Republican candidate's beleaguered team has suffered its third embarrassing spelling error in a week, this time writing hero Ronald Reagan's name as Regan

Ronald Regan, the former president of Amercia?  Mitt Romney’s campaign has made yet another embarrassing misspelling, this time misspelling the name of one of the country’s most adored conservative icons in a slideshow made by his pollster for fundraisers.

Oops! I did it again: This is the third time in a week that Mitt Romney has made a spelling mistake. The first incident was when he spelt America wrong and later sneak peek. Pic/AFP

The slide, which displays the approval ratings for various presidents six months before their presidential elections, lists the commanders-in-chief from Dwight D Eisenhower to Barack Obama.

It spells Ronald Reagan, however, “Ronald Regan.”  Ouch. The latest misspelling, comes a week after the campaign’s most notorious one — an iPhone application that promised ‘A Better Amercia.’ It was soon fixed after eagle-eyed iPhone users took to Twitter to mock it.

The gaffe also became fodder for late-night talk show hosts. “Some poor app designer is getting strapped in a cage on the top of a car and driven across country tonight. #amercia,” tweeted one.

Another offered Romney supporters to watch a “sneak peak” of the campaign’s new TV ad. It was removed. Following the ‘Amercia’ gaffe, Romney campaign spokesman Andrea Saul said: “Mistakes happen. I don’t think any voter cares about a typo at the end of the day.” 

Reactions on Twitter
Many people took to Twitter to make fun of the presidential candidate. These are some of the reactions:
>> Mitt #Romney’s new slogan: Let’s take Amercia back to the time of Ronald Regan!
>> Serious Q: If Romney is such a good businessman why can’t he hire a staff that can spell? #regan #peak #Amercia #offical
>> Romney’s campaign has thus far taught me that #Regan was president of #Amercia. 

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