Hey Matt Lauer, Want to Get Away?

Southwest Airlines should use this for their “Want to get away?” commercial series.

Move over, “Stand up, Chuck,” because I have a new favorite gaffe.

On the Today Show, Matt Lauer was talking to the son of Robert Kennedy. RFK was of course assassinated in 1968, but for a fateful split second, Lauer thought he was talking to Ted Kennedy’s son.

“How’s your dad doing?” Yikes. I can hear the gasps in Hyannisport from my house: