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A detailed knowledge of the Bible is hardly a requirement for presidential candidates (and nor should it be), and, under pressure, it’s always easy to make a silly mistake, but can you imagine what the media would have said if Dan Quayle had made this gaffe:

“Asked his favorite New Testament book, Dr. Dean named Job…An hour after his comments, Dr. Dean returned to the clutch of reporters, saying he realized he had misspoken because Job is not in the New Testament…”