Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson had a rough morning.

Joining MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Johnson was asked, “What would you do if you were elected about Aleppo?” to which Johnson replied, “What is Aleppo?”

It’s hard to watch, but here it is:

Aleppo of course is a central local in the Syrian conflict.

To his credit, Johnson owned the gaffe fully. Not that the ownership excuses ignorance, but it’s refreshing nonetheless.

Follow Kemberlee on Twitter @kemberleekaye