ABC's Flub: Ahmadinejad Meets 'Cesar Chavez' in Latin America
A few years ago, when FNC's Fox and Friends substitute co-anchor Peter Johnson, Jr., accidentally referred to left-wing Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez as "Cesar Chavez," the famous American labor and civil rights activist, the flub received attention from some of FNC's left-wing critics, even though the FNC host corrected himself moments later.
But Tuesday's World News on ABC demonstrates that you don't have to be a target of the left to make the same flub. (Video below)
During a report on recent warnings by National Intelligence Director David Clapper that Iran may target the U.S. for a terrorist attack in the near future, correspondent Martha Raddatz recounted:
He pointed specifically to last year's plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States, and to reports that Iran has been supporting Hezbollah cells in Latin America. Iran's President Ahmadinejad recently traveled there, meeting leaders like Cesar Chavez of Venezuela and Fidel Castro, who have little love for the U.S.
Below is video of the relevant portion of the Tuesday, January 31, World News on ABC