Apropos of Romney claiming yet again last night that Iran is Syria’s path to the sea — it isn’t; he is confusing Iran and Iraq, and it’s not the first time he has done so.*** — here is a very funny map:
***I mean, I guess Syria could be Iran’s path to the sea — if you ignore the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman (ignore these gulfs!), and if you ignore the Caspian Sea (it’s more of a lake!):
Mitt Romney has been making this geographically unsound claim since April. SINCE APRIL. Did no one on the Romney campaign think to upload Google maps to Mitt3PO’s hard drive at some point between fucking April and last night? NO ONE?
COME ON, SON.
[cross-posted at ABLC]