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Top five political microphone gaffes

Including George Bush (twice), Joe Biden and that CNN bathroom break.

After Gordon Brown was caught describing a voter as "bigoted", we look at four other memorable microphone gaffes.

1. Gordon Brown: "A sort of bigoted woman"

2. Joe Biden to Obama: "This is a big fucking deal"

3. Bush: Yo, Blair. How are you doing?

4. Bush to Cheney: "There's Adam Clymer, major league asshole from the New York Times"

5. CNN bathroom break


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