President Obama seemed incapable of pronouncing correctly the name of the most prominant human rights activist in the world (here) during his visit to Burma, a disaster of a country that only recently took small steps to overcome years of one of the most brutal, repressive, isloated military governments. Repeatedly during the meeting of Obama and Aung San Suu Kyi, (it’s not that hard to say. Aung is like bong with an “A”; San is simple; Suu is simple an so is Kyi, like eye with a k. Aung San Suu Kyi. How simple is that. Oh. — No Teleprompter.
Obama had to memorize four sylables but he blew it.