September 23, 2011
Obama as Sam Cooke: "Don't know much about history... Don't know much about geography...""We’re the country that built the Intercontinental Railroad," Barack Obama. ( latimes.com)
Posted by Vanderleun at September 23, 2011 7:35 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.
Yeah, well, you would need an Intercontinental Railroad to traverse the 57 states.
Posted by: james wilson at September 23, 2011 9:25 AM
Posted by: RedCarolina at September 23, 2011 9:41 AM
Actually, this is at least the 4th time he's blown this:
Posted by: Harvey at September 23, 2011 8:07 PM
Posted by: drdave at September 24, 2011 8:06 AM
Transcontinental, intercontinental, whatever. I give him a pass on this one. You really shouldn't pounce on every mis-statement he makes: it's petty. I'm more worried about what he says when it's clear he's trying to implement his Five Year Plans.
Posted by: StephenB at September 24, 2011 10:29 PM
Well, actually this is the third or fourth time this has been done by the O.
Posted by: vanderleun at September 24, 2011 10:32 PM
This explains the administration's love of high-speed rail. He thinks he can take a train to Washington. From Paris.
Posted by: ErisGuy at September 25, 2011 4:16 AM
I'm just surprised he doesn't know that the Transcontinental railroad, while a great feat, is a monument to government corruption, cronyism, a giveaway of public land twice the size of Great Britain and Ireland by Congress, Land Office bureaucrats and outright theft and a creation of corporate power that threatened the nation.
But then, there is no evidence Obama would think those were bad things as long as he's in on the ground floor.
Posted by: JKB at September 26, 2011 6:23 AM