By Victor Balta / current.com
You know why this post exists. If you Google "Obama teleprompter," you'll get 2.5 million results as it's been a running joke among conservatives for nearly six years. Why this became such a touchstone for conservative attacks on President Obama is completely mystifying, but with this year's general election taking shape it's a good time for progressives to arm themselves with one quick and easy way to respond to any use of the words "Obama" and "teleprompter" in the same sentence.
Despite the fact that having blatant hypocrisy pointed out rarely appeases conservatives, here are 15 pictures of Republicans using teleprompters:
Rick Santorum, who earlier this year said, "when you run for President of the United States, it should be illegal to read off a teleprompter."
George W. Bush
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