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If you could vote for a 5th U.S. president's image to go on Mount Rushmore alongside George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt, which president would you pick?

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I'd abstain from voting. We can't afford it. Besides why isn't it good enough as is?

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@Globalwatcher,

Abraham Lincoln He kept the South and the North together for the United States of America in macro perspectives.

Too late. He's already up there. :-D

@Gaijinfo

Either Reagan, or Andrew Jackson.

Ahh Andrew Jackson! The man who came closest to declaring himself "King of the United States"! When the Supreme Court declared his unilateral change to the United States' treaties with the indians unconstitutional, he told the Supreme Court to f*** off because he was President and they couldn't tell him what to do!

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James Madison

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FDR. Nobody's going to mess with Mount Rushmore now, though -- not only because it's an icon as it is, but FDR leads the pack of presidents not represented, and there's a limit of one Roosevelt per national monument.

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FDR of course. This man got a country in ruins and made it into a superpower few years later.

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Obama, are you kidding? He already got a Nobel Prize just for giving a few speeches.

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Abraham Lincoln

He kept the South and the North together for the United States of America in macro perspectives.

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Dwight Eisenhower - the last truly great American president.

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I also vote for John Adams, who prevented a war with France though there was an inflamed public outcry for it.

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Laguna - I never knew Teddy said that, thanks, that is seriously funny!

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As Teddy said,

A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.

His mustache alone deserves lithoimmortality. And yes, I did just make that word up.

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John Adams

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How about Carter? Nyuck nyuck nyuck!

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Greapper, it is white granite so no can do.

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Obama, just to see a black head up there.

well thatll be about the only thing hell be remembered for so it serves his legacy i guess

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Obama, just to see a black head up there.

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There has never been a great U.S. president. A blank face should be carved into Rushmore to symbolize all the Americans who have democratically organized to demand every right we have. Lincoln only abolished the slaves because of the push from abolitionists, Washington ordered the execution of American soldiers who protested during the Revolutionary War, TR was an outspoken white supremacist and imperialist, and Thomas Jefferson owned 237 slaves, releasing only 5 at his death, his own children.

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Either Reagan, or Andrew Jackson.

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President Grover Cleveland. The only president to have served two none consecutive terms in office. He was also an amazing president.

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William Henry Harrison

23 days as president then byebye

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Obama

seriously? how about a president that has done something!!! anything!!

FDR, JFK, Andrew Jackson

Obama belongs on a monument, his face right next to W's as Americas two biggest mistakes

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I'd vote for JFK, not because he achieved a lot politically in his short presidency, but because he embodied the hopes of an entire generation. His death changed the destiny of the nation and the lives of so many.

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Of course Barack Obama. It would be such a funny sight, I would have a photo of it in my wallet and whenever I felt depressed I could pull it out and have a good laugh! Ha ha!

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Of course George W Bush

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Harry Truman.

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FDR, I agree fully. Obama, Clinton, both at the bottom of the list in my opinion.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt. The best friend in a president that working people have ever had.

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Bill Clinton

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