George Allen, meet your fellow members of the "Oops" club.
Politicians, especially those who, like you, aspire to the presidency, have a special talent for saying the wrong thing in the wrong place at the wrong time. Just as you did in August, when you called a political rival's Indian-American volunteer worker a "macaca" — a term that means a kind of monkey and that is used as a slur in some parts of the world.
Here are five of your colleagues in the Hall of Stupid Remarks. If there's one lesson to learn from them, it is this: The more you say about your foolish comment, the worse it gets.