He then gave credit to President Thomas Jefferson for funding a grand expedition of the western portion of the young United States.

"Thomas Jefferson, an advocate for small government, also understood that. He subsidized the Rogers and Clark expedition that opened up the West, and created an enormous enterprise for science," he said in what was likely a momentary slip of the tongue.

Rogers and Clark? Maybe he meant Lewis and Clark? Or was that Martin and Lewis, that great comedy team?

What do they say about people who forget history? Hard to recall it right now...