It is wonderful to be back in Oregon. Over the last 15 months, we’ve traveled to every corner of the United States. I’ve now been in 57 states? I think one left to go. Alaska and Hawaii, I was not allowed to go to even though I really wanted to visit, but my staff would not justify it.Video here; lapel pin here.
If John McCain had said it, Democrats and the media would be trumpeting the slip as evidence of senility.