Obama's personal monument sacrifices 800 old growth trees in Chicago park designed by Frederick Law Olmstead


The so-called "Obama Presidential Center" is not a "presidential library." It will not house any presidential papers for use by scholars, nor will it be controlled by the National Archives. Ownership and control will rest in the hands of the private Obama Foundation, whose board of directors is packed with Obama acolytes, so there is no chance that the "revisionist scholarship" of the Obama presidency (sure to come), critically evaluating (for instance) the deterioration of race relations during his presidency or the disaster wrought by the "Arab Spring" that Obama endorsed, will find a home there.

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