Here's something I never thought I'd see in the US (as bad as I believe it has become):
Ideas Matter, a pro-IP propaganda site build by Microsoft and others, has the following on their About page:
In the words of President Barack Obama: "Our single greatest asset is..."
Bear with me while I'm freaking out here. I grew up in communist Romania until I was 18. Any time you wanted to write something - including in school essays - we would have to quote the beloved president. Freaking programming books, few as they were, would have something that the president said in their introduction.
What the hell???