HolyCoast: Obama Edits Himself Into Other Presidential Biographies on White House Website

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Obama Edits Himself Into Other Presidential Biographies on White House Website

Narcissist:
Many of President Obama’s fervent devotees are young enough not to have much memory of the political world before the arrival of The One. Coincidentally, Obama himself feels the same way—and the White House’s official website reflects that.

The Heritage Foundation’s Rory Cooper tweeted that Obama had casually dropped his own name into Ronald Reagan’s official biography onwww.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). 
You can read the examples of Obama's edits at the link.

This has spawned some great comedy on Twitter with the hashtag #ObamaInHistory as others edit the past to include our self-righteous president. They're coming so fast it's hard to read them all.

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