Friday, July 1, 2016

Eerie Similarities Between Barack Obama And Abraham Lincoln

As we are nearing the end of the Barack Obama presidency, praise the Lord, I thought it appropriate to do this repeat post from the Tales from 5 years ago that described the eerie similarities between Presidents Barack Obama and Abraham Lincoln.

 Originally published August 25, 2011: ______________________________________________________ 1.  Lincoln placed his hand on the Bible for his inauguration. Obama used the same Bible.

2.  Lincoln came from Illinois. Obama comes from Illinois.

3.  Lincoln served in the Illinois Legislature. Obama served in the  Illinois Legislature.

4.  Lincoln had very little experience before becoming President. Obama had very little experience before becoming President.

5.  Lincoln rode the train from Philadelphia to Washington for his  inauguration.  Obama rode the train from Philadelphia to Washington for his  inauguration.

6.  Lincoln was a lawyer.  Obama has a law degree.

7.  Lincoln was skinny.  Obama is skinny.

8.  Lincoln was a Republican. Obama is  skinny. 

9. Lincoln was in the military. Obama is skinny.

10.  Lincoln was so honest a man, he was called Honest Abe. Obama is skinny.

11.  Lincoln gave stirring speeches that will be remembered for all time.   Obama is skinny.

12.  Lincoln was able to give his inspiring speeches without a teleprompter. Obama is skinny.

13.  Lincoln's goal was to unite the country. Obama is skinny.

14.   Lincoln saved the United States. Obama is skinny.

and last but not least - drum roll please:

15.  Abraham Lincoln was one of the greatest, if not the greatest, presidents in the history of this country.  Obama is skinny.
May have been skinny, but one of the greatest presidents in our history

Is skinny - just like Abraham Lincoln

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