It was har de har day at the Times as some hayseed libertarian humiliated himself before a national radio audience:
‘What Is Aleppo?’ Gary Johnson Asks, in an Interview Stumble
Gary Johnson, the former New Mexico governor and Libertarian Party presidential nominee, revealed a surprising lack of foreign policy knowledge on Thursday that could rock his insurgent candidacy when he could not answer a basic question about the crisis in Aleppo, Syria.
“What is Aleppo?” Mr. Johnson said when asked on MSNBC how, as president, he would address the refugee crisis in the war-torn Syrian city.
Well, yes, he shoulda known, as all regular Times readers do. But not all Times writers and editors! Check this Correction-palooza:.