Christine Rousselle

Speaking today at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, Vice President Joe Biden committed a minor gaffe when he spoke about the "nation of Africa" and its economic potential.

Africa, of course, is a continent consisting of 55 states, not a singular entity.

Twitter was amused:

It is unknown if Biden gets geography lessons from actress Molly Ringwald.

Christine Rousselle

Christine Rousselle is the Managing Web Editor with Follow her on Twitter at @crousselle.

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