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Should English be the official language of the United States? That assertion was made over the weekend at a conference hosted by talk-show personality and former presidential candidate Pat Buchanan. Oddly, as the featured speakers delivered their remarks ridiculing Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor for her supposed lack of English proficiency while at Princeton University, and warning that the Obama administration is "going to gradually institute institutional bilingualism in the country," they did so beneath a large banner that contained a doozy of a typo. Via a photo from ThinkProgress, see if you can spot it:



How many e's in conference? Call it a case of instant karma. Perhaps there are two debates to be had here: Should English be the country's official language and, if so, shouldn't we also include a legislative provision for spell check?


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