Conservatives Mistake George Washington for Napoleon


Fox News and other conservatives have once a again shown a reckless disregard for both history and fact checking by claiming that Newsweek’s latest issue portrays President Obama as Napoleon. Looks a bit more like General George Washington’s formal military dress to me. But, I just report, you decide.

Obama Washington

Here’s a clip from the tail end of the Fox News discussion which includes an even less flattering comparison to Obama.

UPDATE: In all fairness I should report that the Huffington Post made the same mistakeā€¦


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