Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D.) apparently read the word "conclusion" off of his teleprompter Thursday during the state of the state address.
O'Malley seemed to recognize the slip-up as he said it, parsing a smile.
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A Washington Free Beacon investigation reveals footage of his staff's reaction:
UPDATE 5:30 P.M.: The Washington Post reports O'Malley often says "conclusion" at the end of his speeches. Anchorman moment or not, it remains a strange rhetorical device.