Skip to comments.White House under fire for adding Obama policy plugs to past presidents' bios
Posted on 05/16/2012 7:00:19 PM PDT by Justaham
The Obama White House is drawing ridicule for appending the official online biographies of nearly every president over the last century in order to link President Obama's accomplishments to the former commanders in chief.
The Obama team went into the pages of U.S. presidents dating back to Calvin Coolidge to add friendly looking "Did you know?" fact boxes to the end of their bios. Those additions were used to plug a host of Obama administration initiatives, ranging from the health care overhaul to the so-called "Buffett Rule" to his green-energy policies.
For instance, the following line was added to the official bio of the late President Ronald Reagan: "In a June 28, 1985, speech, Reagan called for a fairer tax code, one where a multimillionaire did not have a lower tax rate than his secretary. Today, President Obama is calling for the same with the Buffett Rule."
The White House is coming under heavy criticism from conservatives for the changes, and not just to Reagan's page.
Late Tuesday, the White House defended itself, claiming the staff was merely adding links to other pages.
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Nooooo.. The staff is lying and trying to change history.
” - - - appending the official online biographies of nearly every president over the last century - - - “
What is all the fuss?
Marxist guys revise!
There is no real “Lie,”
Just subvert or die.
Gadzooks, you'll never believe what... I found there!
On April 30, 1789, George Washington, standing on the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York, took his oath of office as the first President of the United States.
Did you know?
Yeah, yeah-- But he was an old rich white dude, not young and super cool like me... the First Black President who killed Osama when none of those other white 43 guys ahead of me could. And they had more than 200 years to do it. It took me less than 3 years to nail Bin Laden's hide to the White House wall!
Freckled and sandy-haired, rather tall and awkward, Jefferson was eloquent as a correspondent, but he was no public speaker.
Did you know?
See, not only did I write two best selling books, I am beautiful... and I give a speech like no one else ever!
Lincoln lead the Union to victory over the Confederacy and freed the slaves...
Did you know?
Yet while he only fought one war while I fought two illegal wars started by George W. Bush... and won them plus killing Osama and freeing the most oppressed minority in history: the gays and lesbians of the world!
The First Democrat elected after the Civil War, Grover Cleveland was the only President to leave the White House and return for a second term four years later.
Did you know?
As the First Black Democrat President, I feel certain the adoring American voters will not let me leave after two terms... and they will demand I stay in office the rest of my life!
Harry S. Truman
Nuked Hiroshima and Nagasaki and recognized the state of Israel.
Did you know?
Cleaning up Harry's two biggest mistakes, not only am I slowly but surely doing away with all US nuclear weapons... I'm also taking back our recognition of Israel!
John F Kennedy
President John F. Kennedy famously suggested the American people: Ask what you can do for your country.
Did you know?
Well, I showed it is 'what your country can do for you' that really counts. Just ask Julia! And unlike JFK, I am... not stupid enough go down to Texas and get my ass shot off by those racist gun nuts!
As you can plainly see, you cannot... make this stuff up!
Looks like someone needs... a rather long trip to the woodshed!
It’s been a busy day on Twitter with all the new hash tags the left keeps providing for ridicule. Even the gov of Maryland was hammered for his inane tweets. :)
Obama thinks he has an answer for everything, but he's fooling no one.
Following the raid on the Gibson Guitar company over alleged rule violations, a lesser raid took place on the Norelco company over manufacturing products that could result in the removal of the first lady.
"Grover Cleveland was the 22nd and 24th President of the United States, and President Obama likes to watch Hot in Cleveland.
Today, President Barack Obama issued an executive order banning the book “Alice in Wonderland” from all government buildings on the grounds that the Tea Party scene may be offensive to some Democrats and harmful to the development of liberal children.
...and 365 of her own recipes for post-BP spill Gulf shrimp.
President Barack was credited by the CDC in advancing the cause of science after the tingle in MSNBC anchor Chris Matthews’ leg was traced back to E-coli bacteria he obtained during a presidential interview.
The logo of “BOHICA”
A spokesman for the Obama administration revealed today that the reason President Barack Obama requests statues, crosses and other depictions of Jesus Christ be covered during his on-camera appearances is to avoid confusion by the viewers.
Following the recent revelations surrounding PETA no-Kill animal shelters, President Barack Obama has launched a new healthy eating initiative....
The Obama Administration Clashed with NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg today over the issue of trans-fats. In light of Obama’s recent coming out in Newsweek Magazine, the Administration has decided to withhold funds from NYC until sexually obese people are given the same rights as homosexuals...
President Barack Obama denied moving to the center, a charge levied by environmental activists, after he refused to list conservative democrats as endangered. A recent report by the US Fish and Wildlife Service showed that the species is all but extinct in Blue States across America. The president was however pleased to note that the dwindling population of spined Republicans was apparently being well managed.
..........film a 11.
This I would pay to see ;)
They are devious, aren’t they?
I said this on another thread, but as much as we hate the idea of ‘growing govt’, we are going to have to create an entire dept of forensics guys/experts to go through pretty much everything to de-obamafy the records of this country. That will take thousands of people and years of work.
If they are this open about it, you can bet that the national archives et all are full of ‘modified’ history by now.
There seems to be an “S” missing in “reign”. Well, they did get it right about him being merely a footnote.
Took a second look at this.
Obama-tagging the official roster of past presidents? (Not just furnishing a separate document with this kind of drivel in it.)
This is like graffiti on Mt. Rushmore.
Anybody, anywhere, seen the likes of this? The Egotist In Chief!
Yes thats a copy and paste from wikipedia but it sums up the asshole sitting in the Oval office perfectly
From these bio additions, I conclude that Obama is incapable of doing any original work.
Winston Smith is hiring. Only the stupid and uninformed need apply.