Hot Air’s Ed Morrissey wrote that Barack Obama and the Democrats had control of the House and Senate for the first two years of his presidency. We’ve always thought that was pretty much of a given too, but according to Media Matters fellow Oliver Willis, it’s not true:

Tweeters wondered what in the world Willis was talking about:

At that point, Willis tried to change the definition of “control” on his own terms:

So now having “control” of a chamber means having to have filibuster-proof majorities? Alrighty then.

Another headline for this post could have been “Oliver Willis 2013 calls Oliver Willis 2008 a liar”:

DOH! A possible career as an Obama administration spokesman awaits.


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