Donald Trump had dinner with Rick Perry on Wednesday. Or at least that’s who he thought it was: the New York billionaire referred to him as “Jim” in an interview the very next day.
But was it a flub, or an odd formality? Perry’s full name is James Richard Perry.
“Well I had dinner last night with Jim Perry, I was impressed with him,” he said in a video posted on The Street. Trump previously ate pizza with Sarah Palin at Famiglia and said he’ll meet with Mitt Romney soon. Or Willard Romney, whatever.
Benjy Sarlin is a reporter for Talking Points Memo and co-writes the campaign blog, TPM2012. He previously reported for The Daily Beast/Newsweek as their Washington Correspondent and covered local politics for the New York Sun.