Embarrassing.

ICYMI, during his big speech last night at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Vice President Joe Biden said that Russian President Vladimir Putin was a “dictator” embraced by Donald Trump.

From the transcript, as delivered:

We cannot elect a man, who belittles are closest allies, why embracing dictators like Vladimir Putin. No, I mean that. A man who seeks to sow division in America for his own gain, and disorder around the world. A man who confuses bluster with strength. We simply cannot let that happen as Americans, period.

Except … Putin isn’t a dictator, according to the White House:

Oops.

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