Should we add Barack Obama to Mount Rushmore?
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Should we add Barack Obama to Mount Rushmore?

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Created to bolster tourism in South Dakota, Mount Rushmore famously features the faces of American presidents Washington, Lincoln, Jefferson and Roosevelt. Some say it's time we add the face of our first black president to this otherwise white Wall of Fame. Supporters argue Obama accomplished a lot during his presidency, and he's a powerful symbol of racial reconciliation in America. His detractors scoff at the idea, and say you can't rank Obama with Washington or Lincoln. What do you think?

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#AddObamaToRushmore
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#ObamaIsntWorthy
47.5%

There are several groups advocating on social media to add Obama's visage to Rushmore.

But Obama critics like Michelle Malkin think adding him to Rushmore is just more left-wing revisionism, akin to the destruction of society.

Some are violently opposed to the idea. Washington led the Continental Army and basically founded the nation. Jefferson authored many of our founding documents. Lincoln preserved the union during the Civil War. What did Obama do that is equal to any of those accomplishments?

Others point out that, despite their accomplishments, all four of the presidents on Rushmore were white supremacists (yes, even Lincoln) and two were actual slaveowners. Obama surmounted countless barriers in his life to become America's first black president, and that beats Teddy Roosevelt's achievements any day.

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