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Obama Flubs Mayor of Buffalo's Name

11:32 AM, Aug 22, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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President Barack Obama flubbed the mayor of Buffalo's name, calling him Brian Higgins instead of Byron Brown:

The Buffalo crowd quickly corrected Obama, who offered up this excuse: "This is what happens when you get to be 52 years old. When I was 51, everything was smooth."

Brian Higgins represents New York's 29th Congressional District.

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