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:
No way RT @ChrisMcGreal Joe Biden gives speech to US-Africa summit in which he talks about "the nation of Africa"— Patrick Brennan (@ptbrennan11) August 5, 2014
It is unknown if Biden gets geography lessons from actress Molly Ringwald.