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Topic - Dan Quayle
A 12-year-old boy from New Jersey, William Figueroa, correctly spelled "potato" in a mock spelling bee in 1992 — only to have Vice President Dan Quayle urge him via flash card to add an "e" to the end of the word. The rest is late-night talk show monologue history.
A Rutgers graduate and House legislative intern-turned-Afrocentric rapper and social activist, Sister Souljah courted controversy via sharp-tongued criticism of racism and the federal government.
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Feisty former vice president Dan Quayle is cheerfully engaged in the presidential election, but is not without a cautionary tale.
An interview with Rep. Ben Quayle, who was elected in 2010 by Arizona's 3rd congressional district, which is in the Sonoran Desert in the Valley of the Sun around Phoenix. One of his popular campaign ads stated, "Barack Obama is the worst president in history," a theme he has brought to Washington through tough, comprehensive criticism of current White House policies.
"It was more than a gaffe,'' Mr. Quayle later wrote in his memoir. "It was a defining moment of the worst imaginable kind. I can't overstate how discouraging and exasperating the whole event was."
A 12-year-old boy from New Jersey, William Figueroa, correctly spelled "potato" in a mock spelling bee in 1992 — only to have Vice President Dan Quayle urge him via flash card to add an "e" to the end of the word.