Biden: ‘The Nation of Africa’

by Andrew Johnson

Joe Biden’s latest gaffe (or is it a “speak-o” now, per Jonthan Gruber?) came during his remarks at the United States–Africa Leaders Summit on Tuesday when he referred to the continent as a country.

​”There’s no reason the nation of Africa cannot and should not join the ranks of the world’s most prosperous nations in the near term, in the decades ahead,” the vice president said on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. “There is simply no reason.”