Jill Stein meant to give a speech in Columbus, flew to Cincinnati on accident

Jill Stein late to her Capital University speech after flying to wrong city.
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Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is going to be a little late for her speech at Capital University on Friday because instead of flying to Columbus, Ohio, she accidentally flew to Cincinnati.

The cities — both of which start with the letter "C," to be fair — are about 107 miles apart by car.

"Things happen," Capital University Greens Student Organization president Aaron Suarez told the Columbus Dispatch. Suarez added that Stein was on the road and would be two hours late. There are about 100 people waiting on the campus' Schaaf Lawn to hear her speak; they have reportedly ordered pizza.

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RealClearPolitics puts Stein at about 3 percent nationally, behind the Libertarian candidate, Gary Johnson, who is polling at about 7.8 percent. It is "unclear how and why [Stein] flew into the wrong airport," the Columbus Dispatch reports.

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