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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was recently seen on video confusing Iraq with Ukraine, as she listed areas in American life that have caused recent economic restrictions.
“We have the war in Iraq, we have Covid,” she was heard saying in a clip.
The gaffe, which she did not catch or correct, marks a trend in which American leaders born in the 1940’s cannot distinguish between America’s 2003 Iraq War and Russia’s 2022 invasion of Ukraine. 82 year old Pelosi joins former President Bush, who is 75, and current 79 year old President Biden in the pattern of substituting Iraq for Ukraine when discussing the current conflict.
In February of this year President Biden said, “and there is no way we were ever going to unite Ukraine…I mean excuse me Iraq…Afghanistan.” Biden’s slip not only conflated the Ukraine conflict for the Iraq War but managed to use both as substitutes for his withdrawal from Afghanistan.
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