Accuracy in Media

CSPAN Presidents Survey: Lincoln, Washington are Top Two Presidents to Historians

A survey of historians of American presidents ranked the following as the top five presidents: Abraham Lincoln George Washington Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt, or “FDR” Dwight D. Eisenhower, or “Ike” Obama made the list as the twelfth-best president and George W. Bush was ranked thirty-third. Bill Clinton climbed up to fifteenth. As an aside, […]

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George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

Our yearly reminder and blog post of a Thanksgiving Proclamation, this time it’s George Washington’s: Thanksgiving Proclamation Issued by President George Washington, at the request of Congress, on October 3, 1789 By the President of the United States of America, a Proclamation. Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty […]

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George Washington vs. CIA Torture Report: What would GW do?

A recent post by The Federalist questions whether George Washington, the U.S.’s first president, would have encouraged today’s enhanced interrogation techniques employed by the CIA. Want to know what George Washington would do in this situation? Check the article out. “General Washington spoke with clarity on the subject of torture. He wanted his soldiers to […]

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February 2017

2/20/2017 - CSPAN Presidents Survey: Lincoln, Washington are Top Two Presidents to Historians

November 2016

11/24/2016 - George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

February 2016

2/15/2016 - Happy Presidents Day! A Quote from George Washington to Honor It

December 2014

12/22/2014 - George Washington vs. CIA Torture Report: What would GW do?