Our Ivy League educated president doesn't know much about American history

Rick Moran
President Obama stuck his foot in his mouth again. This time, when trying to make a point about how backward Republicans are. Politico: President Obama took aim Thursday at one of his Republican predecessors: Rutherford B. Hayes Speaking about the need to develop new sources of American energy in Largo, Md., Obama used our 19th president to illustrate a failure of forward-thinking leadership. "One of my predecessors, President Rutherford B. Hayes, reportedly said about the telephone: 'It's a great invention but who would ever want to use one?'" Obama said. "That's why he's not on Mt. Rushmore." "He's looking backwards, he's not looking forward. He's explaining why we can't do something instead of why we can do something," Obama said. "The point is there will always be cynics and naysayers." Oh really? That's not the way it happened at all. The curator of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center issues a correction: She then read aloud a newspaper article from June 29,...(Read Full Post)

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