- Post 19 June 2012
- By Copy Editor
A month ago, the President had his tech team add a little something to a host of past presidents’ biographies on the official White House website, raising eyebrows across the country. At that time, team Obama thought it would be a great idea to add sections at the end of many presidential bios touting how great Obama is.
In an admission that they overstepped propriety –now that the outrage has died down –the White House web team has gone back into these pages and pulled the Obama horn tooting out of the bio proper and put them in a separate area.
In May, many Americans were aghast at the arrogance displayed by Obama for having the temerity to insert himself into so many bios of our illustrious past presidents. Obama added bits touting his own wonderful policy ideas into the bios of such presidents as Lyndon Johnson, Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, Calvin Coolidge, and many others.
Obama was widely criticized for the move, and the imprudence was said to have shored up the perception that Barack Obama is President Me, Me, Me. It all embarrassed the White House, as well it should. Even ABC News’ Jake Tapper looked askance, saying that the additions are not “historical, but rather something else entirely.”... Continues