Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Mount Rushmore project to start carving Obama's face in to the mountain
MSNBC reported in January that Obama gave an executive order to be placed on Mount Rushmore stating " I feel that this will create at least one thousand jobs and increase tourism in South Dakota. I am the first black President. And I think history will show that I am one of the greatest Presidents to ever live. " President Obama
The Washington D.C.-based Outdoor Advertising Association of America told USA Today that the campaign was run without the knowledge of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial or the National Park Service.
"The campaign was a research project developed to measure consumer response asking people to vote for Barack Obama to have his face on Mount Rushmore. ," said association spokesman Stephen Freitas.
The carving of this stand alone head will be used as a mold for the coal piece that is on it's way.
When finished Mount Rushmore will look like this.