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Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Quoted: Martin Short on his mistaken identity faux pas in Washington

Martin Short, center, with Goldie Hawn and fellow actor Richard Kind — and you totally see the resemblance now, don’t you? — at the Bloomberg/Vanity Fair party after the WHCA dinner in April. (Dimitrios Kambouris/VF12/WireImage)


“So I go up to Richard Kind, and I put my arms around him and go “Oooh, Papa’s gained a little weight, hasn’t he?” Turns around, it’s not Richard Kind, it’s David Axelrod.”

Martin Short telling David Letterman Tuesday night about his
(Charles Dharapak/AP)
embarrassing encounter at a party after the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in April. Does Axelrod remember it the same way? We asked Obama’s campaign strategist (shown here, at right) but haven’t heard back. (See video. . . )

(Video: Martin Short on David Letterman)

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