- The Washington Times - Thursday, August 22, 2013

President Obama flubbed the names of a couple of Buffalo, N.Y., officials while speaking at the city’s state-university campus Thursday, confusing Mayor Byron Brown with the local congressman, Rep. Brian Higgins, National Review Online first reported.

“Your outstanding mayor, Brian Higgins, is here! Give him a round of applause!” the president said.

The looks on people’s faces behind the president is priceless.

The audience then began shouting out the correct name, and Mr. Obama was able to correct himself.

“This is what happens when you get to be 52 years old,” he said. “When I was 51, everything was smooth.”

• Jessica Chasmar can be reached at jchasmar@washingtontimes.com.

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