Quote of the Day: Barack Obama

Calls reporter "sweetie," ignores her question.

By Katharine Mieszkowski
May 15, 2008 2:56AM (UTC)
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"Hold on, one second, sweetie..."

-- Sen. Barack Obama in Michigan refusing to answer a TV reporter's question, when she asked: "Senator, how are you going to help the American auto worker?" Obama later called the reporter to apologize. YouTube has the clip:

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Katharine Mieszkowski is a senior writer for Salon.

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