Was Alexander Hamilton President?

23 Feb

In honor of President’s Day, AOL’s Holidash put together an “investigative” piece to answer the important question: Was Alexander Hamilton ever the President?  The piece is quite funny and also highlights Kennedy and Pronin’s concept of “Bias Perception“.

Note the narrator’s facetious accusation of bias against the “academic community.”   As the narrator sought to further his own (counterfactual) agenda by confirming that Hamilton was President, he discounted other accounts by implying that they were in some manner biased: “Isolated academics…had one opinion of how to interpret history.  But what do real Americans without an agenda think?”

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