10 probable tweets from former U.S. presidents

It’s President’s Day. What if Commanders in Chief (from George Washington to Ronald Reagan) had Twitter accounts?

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President Obama, on the other hand, started tweeting in 2007, when he was candidate Obama. After his inauguration, the president stopped tweeting for a while, but shortly thereafter the White House launched a Twitter feed. The president is tweeting again—and sometimes the tweets actually come from him. (Curiously, neither the president nor the White House has tweeted a President’s Day greeting.)

The victorious candidate in 2012 will almost certainly have a Twitter account, since all of the republican candidates (Romney, Santorum, Gingrich, and Paul) tweet.

Of course, the question on everyone’s mind this President’s Day is what messages former Commanders in Chief who lived and governed long before Twitter would tweet. (OK, fine, perhaps it’s not on everyone’s mind, but still.)

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