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November 19, 2013

Obama Edits Gettysburg Address, Deleting Lincoln's Reference to "Under God"


As The One informed his speechwriters, he can write speeches better than they could. Apparently this rule applies even to The Great Emancipator.

Now, actually, there are multiple versions of the Gettysburg Addresss, one of which does not contain the "under God" reference.

Why Obama chose a less well-known version than a more well-known one is anyone's guess.

But of course the reason is, as Bill Maher says, that he's an atheist, and wants to signal that to his fellows, and doesn't like all this religion googly-moogly. Oh, he'll claim to be a believer to get the votes of believers, but no, the guy doesn't believe in God.

And yeah, Bill Maher's right about that.

As you probably know, Obama is not attending the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg address. (Corrected: I originally wrote it was the anniversary of Gettysburg, and that wasn't a typo. That was a genuinely ignorant mistake.)

You know, that silly thing.

Ron Fournier asked an Obama henchman why the president was skipping out on a commemoration of the battle that turned the tide in the war against slavery, and got, get this, a snarky, sneering answer in return:

That's a senior Obama adviser tossing out that snarky reply to a legitimate question from a reporter.

They really just don't think the Peons should question their wisdom.

And what is Obama actually doing?

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