Obama Slams ... Rutherford B. Hayes

He dissed the telephone, thought 'backward'

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Mar 15, 2012 2:17 PM CDT

(Newser) – President Obama has never shied away from attacking his Republican predecessors, but this time he's really going back a ways. Obama roasted our 19th president, Rutherford B. Hayes, for his "backward" thinking, Politico reports. "President Rutherford B. Hayes reportedly said about the...   Read full story »

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