Moderater Bob Schieffer for the most part stayed in the background of the third presidential debate, but he got caught making one notable verbal gaffe, confusing the names of the president and America's former most wanted terrorist.
Schieffer, the CBS News host, referred to "Obama bin Laden" when introducing a question about extremist groups supported by Pakistan.
"We know that Pakistan
has arrested the doctor who helped us catch Obama bin Laden," Schieffer said. "It still
provides safe haven for terrorists, yet we continue to give Pakistan billions
of dollars. Is it time for us to divorce Pakistan?"
The final face-off between President Obama and Mitt Romney focused primarily on foreign policy, though it occassionally veered into domestic issues, like the economy and taxes.