Great Job, Internet!: Presidents have been saying and doing stupid things on camera for years

At times, the current presidential campaign has felt like one long blooper reel, a never-ending parade of ill-chosen words, terrible timing, and missed cues. But the latest supercut from News Be Funny proves that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are merely following the example set by generations of previous presidents and candidates. The most powerful people in America have been screwing up badly in public for decades, and cameras and tape recorders have been there to capture it all for posterity. So politicians die, but the humiliation never will. Among the “stars” of this latest video are Ronald Reagan, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, and both George Bushes.

But the real breakout star of this video might be Dan Quayle, the Indiana senator who served a single, gaffe-filled term as vice president from 1989 to 1993. This hapless politician had a particular gift for malapropisms that has …

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