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Barack Obama Shakes The Hand Of Dead Hero Jared Monti (Video)

MUCH hoo-hah in the media about Sarah Palin’s version of history in the matter of Paul Revere’s ride to US emancipation. Less, however, has been said about Barack Obama’s address to troops at Fort Drum – in which he recalled meeting a dead man:

Throughout my service, first as a senator and then as a presidential candidate and then as a President, I’ve always run into you guys. And for some reason it’s always in some rough spots.

First time I saw 10th Mountain Division, you guys were in southern Iraq. When I went back to visit Afghanistan, you guys were the first ones there. I had the great honor of seeing some of you because a comrade of yours, Jared Monti, was the first person who I was able to award the Medal of Honor to who actually came back and wasn’t receiving it posthumously.”

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Posted: 24th, June 2011 | In: Politicians | Comments (2)