Earlier today The Washington Times reported that President Obama quoted former President Rutherford B Hayes as saying something he never did. Inevitably a hilarious hashtag game mocking Obama’s knowledge of former presidents sprung up on Twitter shortly after. Here are the top 20 tweets from that hashtag game!


  • NouvelleNom

    Woodrow Wilson is Obama’s favorite president because he gave out free Wilson basketballs to March Bracket winners. #BarackObamasPresidentialFacts 

  • http://twitter.com/La_Aniyas_Dayti mattis kantor

    2 ways 2 tell when O is telling the truth: he can’t look U in the eyes, and he blushes. Doesnt happen often.

  • videosavant

    William Jefferson Clinton was the first president to have his hookers vetted via the Internet. Sorry, this one is actually true.

    • libertyjibbet

      While serving as ambassador of France, Ben Franklin started a male escort service and managed as private club called the Nude Drop Inn

      • libertyjibbet

        OK, not a president but still funny. 

        • libertyjibbet

          Before discussing the stock market crash in 1929, President Hoover felt it more of a priority to first make public his NCAA March madness picks.

        • comatus

           Oh don’t even start on Big Ben. Anything you can make up is probably true. And some of the true stuff, you’d never believe.

  • Jumpeight

    under 43d president Bush the 57th state joined the US #BarackObamasPresidentialFacts

  • Jumpeight

    FDR declared Austrian to be the national language of Austria replacing German #BarackObamasPresidentialFacts

  • dcyates

    Pres. Harry S Truman actually had two signs on his desk. The first was the more famous, “The Buck Stops Here,” the other: “No Fat Chicks.”

    • Deadman Turner


  • dcyates

    Then Senator Barack Obama sometimes moonlighted as a HipHop DJ under the name ‘DJ Barry Obama-rama-ding- dong’.

  • James Smith

    Teddy Roosevelt had the bumper sticker “Meat is yummy”

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_LZ7I57GJZPAJOZGTOJDJH2PD2E Joe

    I LOL’ed

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/YYTLGK2MGQPKE2XYVW7IO323NY Robert

    Woodrow Wilson was the 28th president of the United States. He later became famous as Tim Allen’s neighbor on the TV show “Home Improvement”

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Conrad-Baylor/100003266895236 Conrad Baylor

    Andrew Jackson had a child by a slave, one of whose better known descendents was Michael Jackson.

  • eGrumps

    “I can’t be held responsible for the state of the economy. Look what a mess Herbert Hoover left America in when he lost the election to Tedddy Rosevelt.” Barack Obama

  • http://twitter.com/_RobMooney Rob Mooney

    Navy Corpsemen handle the dead. Muslims are treated IAW Sharia. Jefferson started this to reach out to Islam. #BarackObamasPresidentialFacts

  • Robbins Mitchell

    James K Polk had a salad named after him

  • Robbins Mitchell

    Grover Cleveland was such a dapper dresser that now anyone who wears a plaid sport coat,polyester pants and white patent loafers is said to be wearing “full Cleveland”

  • Robbins Mitchell

    Herbert Hoover worked his way through college by selling vacuum cleaners made by his father

  • Robbins Mitchell

    Grover Cleveland adopted some orphaned Native American children and to this day their descendants are known as the Cleveland Indians

  • Robbins Mitchell

    Abraham Lincoln developed a covered wagon designed to go across the entire country and it was known as the Lincoln Continental

  • Robbins Mitchell

    Millard Fillmore built the first venue for rock and roll concerts

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/TY45MHBJLSYTAQ26PLH5RH765M Amabo

    Zachary Taylor’s great-grandson Andy was a small town sheriff in North Carolina.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/3RNFHIFL2JOBHJLA2VYSLW7SZM R

    President Truman killed a lacto-vegetarian in self defense only to become one himself.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/U4Y35SRM64APVI4KRPIAJES6OM aardvark

    Dwight D. Eisenhower’s real nickname was Dike.

  • DamnCat

    Chester A. Arthur was another transgendered president. He eventually changed his name to Bea Arthur.  The transformation was not very convincing.

    • Robbins Mitchell

      He also had a type of underwear named after him…..Chester Drawers

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/3RNFHIFL2JOBHJLA2VYSLW7SZM R

    In show of typical Republican blindness to true hope of change, Ronald Reagan scoffed when he was briefed by aides on the discovery of the Thigh Master

    • Robbins Mitchell

      That isn’t even funny…that’s just mean spirited lefty nonsense…for one of these examples to work and to actually be humorous,it has to be non-partisan and somehow be a takeoff  on the President’s name

  • Deadman Turner

    Grover Cleveland also had a valet, employed just to look after his suits, who invented the steam iron; he was known as “the Cleveland Steamer”.

  • Carter_Burger67

    I don’t care who you are, that’s funny.  If you don’t think that’s funny, you can just get the hell outta here right now.

  • Do_it_right

    Chester A. Arthur was Matt Dillon’s sidekick and became known as the lame-duck president.

  • D M

    Theodore Roosevelt later went on to fame as a backup singer for Alvin.

  • D M

    Harry Truman was the first President from the 57th state.

  • D M

    As Governor of California, Ronald Reagan was derided by liberals for not pardoning his former costar the hamburglar.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=651997375 Timothy Jacques

    Lincoln was the inspiration for Subway’s $5.00 foot long.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=651997375 Timothy Jacques

    Carter might of been an incompetent boob, bone head and a flaming liberal, but on the other hand, he has a great singing voice (in the shower).

  • Manny Laureano

    Richard Nixon sang for Audrey Hepburn in the movie version of “My fair Lady”.

  • I Sing Sinatra.

    If any of these Tweeters were President it would constitute a significant intellectual leap forward.