Romney flubs VP intro, exactly like Obama in 2008

Mitt Romney announced Congressman Paul Ryan as his running mate, in Norfolk, Va. on Saturday. Watch Romney and Ryan's full remarks at the announcement. SAUL LOEB

When Mitt Romney called his new running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, "the next president of the United States" on Saturday, he wasn't the first presidential candidate to flub that important introduction.

Flashback to August 2008: then-candidate Barack Obama, when announcing Joe Biden as his running mate, said, "So let me introduce to you the next president- the next vice president of the United States of America."

Romney was also quick to correct himself, telling the Norfolk, Va., crowd, "Every now and then I'm known to make a mistake."

"I did not make a mistake with this guy. I can tell you this - he's going to be the next vice president of the United States."

And in 2008, not to be left out of a good gaffe, Biden went on to call mistakenly Obama "Barack America" at the same rally where he was mistakenly announced as "the next president."

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