Motivational speaker who portrays Thomas Paine was summoned to the White House because President Obama was angry over his remarks – Fiction!
Summary of eRumor:
A forwarded email with a YouTube video link of motivational speaker Bob Basso portraying Thomas Paine. The email says that the President was disturbed by remarks in the video and personally called Basso to see the President at the White House.
Bob Basso is a motivational speaker who portrays U.S. Founding Father Thomas Pain, the author of Common Sense.
Basso told TruthorFiction.com that he received no such call from the President or orders to report to the White House.
Basso’s commentaries as Thomas Paine have been critical of big government and wasteful spending and encourages tax paying citizens to march on Washington for the cause he calls the “Second American Revolution.”
Basso hosts a YouTube page where he has posted an official response to this eRumor with an open letter to President Obama.
To see more of Bob Basso as Thomas Paine you can visit his Youtube page: click for YouTube page.