CNN Reporter Accidentally Calls Joe Biden ‘President-Elect Joebama’


Freudian slip or does the Joe Biden era already feel a little old?

A CNN reporter accidentally referred to the president-elect as “Joebama” during a live shot Tuesday, combining his name with that of the man he served as vice president and from whose administration much of his staff and cabinet picks are derived.

“President-elect Joebama — uh, Joe Biden, rather — did finish speaking here just a short time ago,” said veteran journalist Jeff Zeleny, catching and correcting his own mistake.

Zeleny had the slip of the tongue while reporting to “Situation Room” host Wolf Blitzer on Biden’s stumping in Georgia on behalf of Democratic Senate candidates Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Os… (Read more)

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