I feel worse for Miss South Carolina Teen USA, Lauren Caitlin Upton, than I did when Miss USA, Rachel Smith, fell in the Miss Universe pageant. This is a true "blonde" moment that will surely be parodied by comedians everywhere.
I hope she has thick skin because she's going to need it. If she's really smart, she'll parlay this debacle into a few talk show visits, televison and movie roles, etc.; she may as well use it to her advantage.
Here's her response when she was asked the question "Recent polls have shown a fifth of Americans can't locate the U.S. on a world map. Why do you think this is?"