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Mon Oct 16, 2017, 09:33 PM

 

Donald Trump was correct, most American Presidents did not call families of fallen service personnel

There have been 44 Presidents of the United States. Grover Cleveland served as the 22nd and 24th Presidents, as his terms were not consecutive. Trump is actually the 45th President, but he is only the 44th person to serve in that office.

Ironically, the telephone was invented in 1876, during the first term of Grover Cleveland, then, our 22nd President. As a result, most (defined as a majority) of Presidents were unable to "phone" the families of our deceased service personnel.

Lincoln, our 16th President never made a phone call, since the phone was yet to be invented.

So, when the fucking no good piece of shit, Moron in Chief, says that most Presidents didn't make calls to console the grieving families of soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice, he was technically correct. But it doesn't detract from the fact that he's a fucking moron, and he did not mean it in the historical way I have explained here.

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Reply Donald Trump was correct, most American Presidents did not call families of fallen service personnel (Original post)
louis c Oct 2017 OP
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Response to louis c (Original post)

Mon Oct 16, 2017, 09:40 PM

1. Maybe not ...


I believe that William Henry Harrison, before taking to his bed with the pneumonia that would kill him a month later, used a Dixie cup with string to talk to the parents of a deceased Walter Reed Hospital patient who was a Black Hawk War veteran. Except that Walter Reed was not yet born and the Dixie cup had yet to be invented.

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Response to Trumpdumper (Reply #1)

Tue Oct 17, 2017, 12:38 AM

4. Uhmm, yeah, but they had cans.

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Response to louis c (Original post)

Mon Oct 16, 2017, 10:47 PM

2. Pres. Lincoln visited the Veteran's Home constantly. nt.

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Response to louis c (Original post)

Mon Oct 16, 2017, 11:21 PM

3. A little pick nit

In 1876, Grant was in the White House. Cleveland didn't start his first term until 1885.

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