As Twitchy reported, President Obama informed his fundraiser audience today that “The world’s always been messy … we’re just noticing now in part because of social media.”

President Genius’ little gem has prompted some tweeters to dig a little deeper, to see how the public’s opinion was shaped during other “messy” periods throughout history:

Snort!

Perfect.

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