The Top 5 Examples of Presidential Hypocrisy

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As shocking as this may be for you to hear, sometimes politicians say things they don’t exactly mean. Sometimes political types make promises they can’t keep, sometimes they contradict statements they made previously and sometimes they lie through their damned teeth. We’re sorry to shatter the sparkling image you’ve long held when picturing the immaculate politician, and we know sometimes the truth is painful. Fortunately, sometimes it’s also hilarious, especially when the pants-on-fire or foot-in-mouth in question belong to none other than the President of the United States of America.
The Top 5 Examples of Presidential Hypocrisy

5“Mission Accomplished”

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George W. Bush didn’t have to bother articulating this fantastically incorrect little statement, because he had it emblazoned across a massive banner hung behind him as he proudly grandstanded on the deck of an aircraft carrier. Bush was announcing what his administration called the end of “major combat operations” in Iraq. This speech took place on May 1, 2003. The last U.S. combat troops would not leave the country for almost a decade, and the worst fighting was yet to come. The mission, whatever it even was, had not been accomplished.