Skip to comments.On Presidents Day, We Honor ... Someone [obama?]
Posted on 02/15/2010 11:40:43 AM PST by boughtwithaprice
NEW YORK Question: Who is honored on Presidents Day?
Answer: Not Ronald Reagan. Or Franklin D. Roosevelt. Or Grover Cleveland or Martin Van Buren.
FoxNews.com conducted an informal and very unscientific poll in midtown Manhattan on Monday and found there are a lot of people who think Presidents Day honors a lot of presidents with responses ranging from George Washington (No. 1) to Barack Obama (No. 44), with many others in between.
"I just assumed it was all of them," said Erika Derocher, 23, of Milwaukee, Wis. "Is it a combination of their birthdays so there's less holidays? Well, there you go, at least I know that."
Ibrahaema Doumbouya, 44, of Senegal, said he thought Obama has done enough of a "good job" since being elected to be added to the mix.
"It'd be my pleasure if he got honored for Presidents Day," Doumbouya said.
The first correct response of the day came from Randy McDaniel, of Crestview, Fla., who quickly responded: Washington and Abraham Lincoln.
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Ibrahaema Doumbouya, 44, of Senegal, said President Obama should be added to the Presidents Day mix.
Probably the correct ranking.
Just proves some folks shouldn’t be allowed to vote.
If the GOP wins back Congress this November, maybe they should introduce legislation that eliminates President’s Day & goes back to observing Washington’s birthday.
ON PRESIDENT’S DAY I FLY MY FLAG HIGH FOR WASHINGTON, JEFFERSON AND LINCOLN. THERE ARE FEW OTHERS WHO DESSERVE THE HONOR.
It’s now a meaningless holiday. You might as well put Obama in there if you’re not going to have the original two holidays, Washington & Lincoln’s birthdays.
go figure. mlk gets a whole day to himself while two of our most important presidents (one who happens to have ended the civil war and freed the slaves) share a day which many companies no longer give off—in lieu of mlk day.
I think you have BO’s # way too high!! Just a thought.
I thoroughly agree!
Incorrect. The "Uniform Monday Holiday Law" was passed in 1968 and took effect in 1971, but the name of the Federal holiday is "Washington's Birthday." It has never been "Presidents Day."
Government education strikes again.
I thought it was to honor President Jack Ryan.
I agree. I love Lincoln but Washington set the standard for being President. The current POS we have in the WH is an absolute aberation. Impeach his a**