Alter explained that the most famous gaffe of modern U.S. political history is the campaign-killing comment of Mitt's father, George, about being subject to "brainwashing" by the U.S. Generals in Vietnam. Alter then went on to explain that Mitt is so careful not to make his dad's mistakes that he is constantly telling himself, "Don't make a gaffe! Don't make a gaffe!" It's like when someone tells you not to think of an elephant. What comes to mind?
|Don't you dare think about an elephant!|
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