NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Oy gevalt.
Maybe Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann should leave out the Yiddish.READ MORE: Suspect Charlie Vasquez Charged In Shooting That Injured 2 NYPD Officers In The Bronx
While appearing on “On The Record” on Fox News, Bachmann took aim at President Barack Obama’s handling of the negotiations on raising the nation’s debt ceiling.
“The president doesn’t want to have to be confronted with priorities in spending,” Bachmann said, “because he has a lot of chutzpah.”
The only problem is she did not say “chutzpah.” She seemed to say “choot spa.”
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Nobody has more chutzpah than New Yorkers. And we know that it takes chutzpah to say “chutzpah” and mispronounce it.
According to her website, Bachmann is originally from Waterloo, Iowa. We’re guessing not a lot of Yiddish is spoken there.
We tried searching for “choot spa” on the web. It would be in poor taste to print what UrbanDictionary.com’s definition of “choot” is, but we can link to it. That got us thinking: what does “choot spa” mean? Tell us in our comments section below.MORE NEWS: Gov. Hochul: No Known Cases Of New COVID Variant 'Omicron' In New York
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