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Last October, new RNC Chair Reince Priebus made a little boo-boo, which presumably was unconscious, and presumably says nothing about his feelings for the president:

Reince Priebus, Chairman of the Wisconsin GOP, referred to the "execution" of Obama three separate times during a recent media conference call.

"Feingold had mentioned that he thought that it would be good if we captured Obama in the battlefield setting and that he suffered the quote-unquote ultimate punishment there," Priebus told reporters while attempting to explain that Sen. Feingold (D-Wis.) was "out of the mainstream" because of his opposition to using capital punishment -- even on Osama bin Laden -- as a tool of the American criminal justice system.

"I find this point that he's made to be completely disgusting. I think it's offensive to the people of Wisconsin, I hope he has an explanation as to why he thinks Obama ought not to be executed and why he thinks we ought to bring Osama bin Laden to the United States that he should be captured alive and actually have a trial," Priebus said later.

Now that he's on the national stage, hopefully Mr. Priebus will figure out the difference in pronunciation.

Originally posted to Daily Kos on Sat Jan 15, 2011 at 07:00 PM PST.

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