Do you think President-elect Barack Obama would invite Abraham Lincoln, perhaps America’s greatest leader, to join his administration?
Despite Obama’s enthusiastic embrace of Lincoln, it is unlikely Honest Abe would pass muster given the 63-question application all potential Obama hires must complete. His answers to many of those questions may finger him as a modern day PR time bomb.
If the incoming administration even considered Lincoln for a high profile job, pundits and 24-hour news networks would howl in protest. They’d label him a homosexual, who pals around with drunkards and lunatics—and that’s just the half of it.
“Who vetted this guy?” They would scream.
But don’t take my word for it—take President Lincoln’s. Here are seven items from the Obama application, and how Lincoln might be forced to answer them.
#10: Please list and, if readily available, provide a copy of each book, article, column or publication … you have authored, individually or with others. …