The 2012 election campaign thankfully provided a handful of funny moments to lighten the mood. Click inside to see the best gaffes of the year.

The 2012 election campaign thankfully provided a handful of funny moments to lighten the mood. Click the video below to see the best gaffes of the year.

More best of 2012 moments to come!

Check back in the coming days for more top videos of the year. Here's what you can expect:

Dec. 23: Best of the 2012 Summer Olympics

Dec. 24: Coolest gadgets of the year

Dec. 25: Best feel-good videos of the year

Dec. 26: Year's most weird stories

Dec. 29: 2013 lifestyle tips

Dec. 30: In memoriam

Dec. 31: The year in video