Another painfully awkward Jan Brewer moment

The Arizona governor finds herself speechless after her teleprompter breaks

By Justin Elliott
Published March 10, 2011 8:19PM (EST)
Gov. Jan Brewer
Gov. Jan Brewer

Jan Brewer, the rising star Republican and governor of Arizona, found herself speechless after a teleprompter broke as she was delivering a boilerplate talk on the economy this week.

Check out the video:

Brewer Has Another Lengthy Pause During Speech:

Remember, Brewer had a similarly embarrassing moment at a debate in September, where she found herself at a loss for words:

Voters didn't seem to mind. She went on to win re-election last year, trouncing her Democratic opponent by 12 points.

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