Mitt Romney Can't Tell Famous Black Women Apart

Buried in a New York Times piece about Rand Paul's efforts to woo black voters is the story of the most Mitt Romney thing Mitt Romney has ever done: confuse two famous black women in media. According to Donna Brazile, Romney called her "Gwen" during the 2012 campaign.

Brazile is a Democratic strategist and CNN contributor, and Gwen Ifill is a longtime debate moderator and journalist at PBS. Brazile told the Times:

Go back to 2012, and Mitt Romney showed up at the NAACP after he secured the nomination because he had to ... He came up to me and said, "Hi, Gwen." Poor thing. He didn't know.

Romney, of course, had no comment for the Times. For what it's worth, Brazile thinks Paul has made a more sincere effort to reach out to black voters.

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