In Saturday’s gubernatorial debate, Lt. Governor Anthony Brown contributed to the perception that he’s out of touch, especially when it comes to the western part of Maryland.
Near the end of the 10/18 debate, Brown was talking about his travels around the state and recited a number of cities, including “Frederickstown.”
The complete debate video is below (go to the 53:34 mark for Brown’s embarassing gaffe):
Here’s a quick transcript of the Brown gaffe in question:
When I travel around the state of Maryland… whether I’m in Oakland… whether I’m in Cumberland… whether I’m in Frostsburg, Hagerstown, Frederickstown, families want the same thing….
A parody has already popped up, set to the tune of Billy Joel’s “Allentown”:
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