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Welcome to #KatrinaPiersonHistory, where everything is Obama's fault


On Tuesday night, Katrina Pierson, spokeswoman for Donald Trump's campaign, said Trump was right to defend himself against a Gold Star family's comments towards him since it wasn't his fault their son died in battle.

In her mind, it was President Obama's fault. (Skip to 2:37 above.)

There's just one problem.

Capt. Humayun Khan was killed in 2004. Obama didn't take office until 2008.

Khizr Khan, whose stirring speech at the Democratic National Convention was described as "vicious attacks" by Trump,  had challenged Trump's character after his response to the initial speech. But Pierson claimed Trump was confused, given that he didn't support the Iraq War.

This gave Twitter enough inspiration to make #KatrinaPiersonHistory go viral.

No realm of pop culture or history was safe.

Apparently, Obama's misdoings go way back.

This feels like the natural evolution of the "Thanks, Obama" meme.

We're pretty sure that's not how the hashtag works.

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