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Biden Announces Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients

When all else fails, how about a touchy-feely kind of ceremony at the White House? Joe Biden’s poll numbers are in the dumpster. What better way to change the subject than to invite a bunch of celebrities and public figures to the White House and put on a ceremony? Add a few people who are now deceased and you’ve got the Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony.It’s happening next week. The White House released the names of seventeen people, mostly living, who will be honored with the nation’s highest civilian award today. The award is bestowed by the president in recognition of people who have made “an especially meritorious contribution to the security or national interests of the United States, world peace, cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.”
Some of the seventeen names will be controversial to various groups because that is always how these things go, especially in recent years. The more polarizing the president, the more critical his opponents are about such things as ceremonies and awards. Remember when Trump gave the Medal of Freedom to Rush Limbaugh during the State of the Union addres …

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