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President Obama propagated the misconception that our 19th President Rutherford B. Hayes disliked the telephone while speaking in Largo, Maryland today:

"One of my predecessors, President Rutherford B. Hayes, reportedly said about the telephone: 'It's a great invention but who would ever want to use one?' That's why he's not on Mt. Rushmore."

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