Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama's last name is spelled "Osama" on hundreds of absentee ballots mailed out this week to voters in Rensselaer County.Well, almost everything, except you missed the thing where you put the #1 terrorist's name in place of the Democratic candidate's name. So, everything but that. Otherwise, nicely done.
The misspelling, which elections officials on both sides of the aisle insist was simply a typo, is causing embarrassment for the county.
''No question this is an honest mistake innocently done,'' said Edward McDonough, the Democratic commissioner. ''We catch almost everything.''
Oct 10, 2008
Obama, Osama, What's The Diff?
It's really hard to get the names of presidential candidates correct on ballots and stuff.
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