Obama’s and Romney’s Worst Debate Moments

We can just about guarantee that there will be new material to add to this list after tonight.

If watching other people struggle in the spotlight gives you unbearable secondhand embarrassment, read no further. In the clips below, from a list compiled by Mother Jones, President Obama and Mitt Romney had some rough moments behind the podium.

There’s Obama promising to call the “president” of Canada and forgetting a deceased soldier’s name. Or Romney drawing attention to his vast wealth with a casual $10,000 bet, and his awkward touching moment with Rick Perry.

The worst news: We guarantee there will be something to add to this list after the first debate. Watch live coverage of the event — good, bad and indifferent — from The Root and This Week in Blackness tonight.

Read more at Mother Jones.