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What Carter Learned

By on 12.14.10 | 1:36PM

Asked about his biggest failure as president, Jimmy Carter offered the following:

"I guess my biggest failure was not getting re-elected. And I learned two things; one is that you ought not to ever let American hostages be held for 444 days in a foreign country without extracting them. I did the best I could, but I failed."

Seriously, it took losing the presidency to learn this? Via Political Wire, which posted video.

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