Throughout history, there have been an abundance of ridiculous speeches made by political figures. The Iraqi Minister of Information, Mohammad Saeed al-Sahhaf could barely open his mouth without making a fool of himself. The tabloids aptly nicknamed him Comical Ali.
At present, David Cameron is doing his best to give him a run for his money. However, The Americans still hold the title with the classic JFK speech in Berlin. Ich bin ein Berliner. The most powerful man in the world described himself as a donut.
It could of been worse. He could have been in Paris. To the Germans, a Pariser is a condom.