All terrific press for Orion, except that Obama kept pronouncing the company’s name wrong, calling it OAR-ee-on.
After finishing his remarks and talking with a few people, the president returned to the microphone and said his prepared remarks led him to pronounce the firm's name wrong.
“I suspect this is Or-EYE-on as opposed to OAR-ee-on. Just wanted to make sure that when I’m giving you a plug, that we’ve got the right plug. It’s Or-EYE-on.”
Now, I'm not posting to point out that had Bush done this, it would be lead-off material for Leno, Letterman, Stewart, et. al. for about a week. That boat left Port Obvious several weeks ago. No, the real surprise here is that Obama blamed this on his "prepared remarks".
That is, on his teleprompter.
I guess it wasn't the TOTUS that we thought it was....