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How can This be real? Even for Obama, this is reaching!

doofiegirl BTO-t- BCRA-F ~PWCM~ 2012/05/16 13:38:07
Talk about rewriting history! http://townhall.com/tipsheet/guybenson/2012/05/15/unreal_whit... Unreal: White House Inserts Obama Into Previous Presidents’ Official Biographies I honestly thought this was a joke. Nope. I’ll let Commentary’s Seth Mandel take it from here:

The Heritage Foundation’s Rory Cooper tweeted that Obama had casually dropped his own name into Ronald Reagan’s official biography on www.whitehouse.gov, claiming credit for taking up the mantle of Reagan’s tax reform advocacy with his “Buffett Rule” gimmick. My first thought was, he must be joking. But he wasn’t—it turns out Obama has added bullet points bragging about his own accomplishments to the biographical sketches of every single U.S. president since Calvin Coolidge (except, for some reason, Gerald Ford).

A few examples: On Feb. 22, 1924 Calvin Coolidge became the first president to make a public radio address to the American people. President Coolidge later helped create the Federal Radio Commission, which has now evolved to become the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). President Obama became the first president to hold virtual gatherings and town halls using Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, etc.

On August 14, 1935, President Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act. Today the Obama administration continues to protect seniors and ensure Social Security will be there for future generations.

In a June 28, 1985 speech Reagan called for a fairer tax code, one where a multi-millionaire did not have a lower tax rate than his secretary. Today, President Obama is calling for the same with the Buffett Rule.


I'm sure these former presidents are just thrilled that Obama administration officials have taken it upon themselves to self-servingly edit their public biographies for political purposes. I mean, what good is history if Obama can't repurpose it for his own glorification? Conservatives have jumped all over this on twitter, creating an #ObamaInHistory hashtag, which became the top-trending topic in the United States. Click through and browse. It's great fun.

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  • Ron in Oregon 2012/05/17 21:40:35
    Ron in Oregon
    +1
    Isn't that what they do in Communist countries.....rewrite history.
  • Boomer 2012/05/17 18:06:30
    Boomer
    +1
    F**K Obama and his whole family.
  • Patriot Unit 2012/05/16 23:28:50
    Patriot Unit
    +1
    Well it is disgusting to me that they did this. I think its outrageous.Talk about rewriting history to serve you Egotistic Master.
  • Temlakos~POTL~PWCM~JLA~☆ 2012/05/16 18:22:08
    Temlakos~POTL~PWCM~JLA~☆
    +1
    Will he next claim to have affected history before he was born?
  • mustangluver 2012/05/16 17:21:56
    mustangluver
    +2
    BO is relentless. I saw him on the View the other day, at my friends insistence as she tapes that lousy show, and he said, in no uncertain terms, that he WILL win re-election.
    relentless view friends insistence tapes lousy uncertain terms win re-election
  • stevmackey 2012/05/16 14:23:00
    stevmackey
    +4
    Next he will claim he invented whipped cream.
  • mustang... stevmackey 2012/05/16 17:23:40
    mustangluver
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    And the media will back it..
  • BigFig#9 2012/05/16 13:58:13
    BigFig#9
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    Not quite as represented but still a little stupid - sure some staffer though it was a good idea to relate Obama policies to all the presidents but as told by the conservative bloggers it sounded like Obama became a major player in each administration as opposed to someone simply finding some point of commonality between presidents of the past and Obama's current policies...nothing to get too excited about.

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