According to MSNBC's Thomas Roberts, who last week seemed to enjoy correcting Sarah Palin
for her historical "flub," President Lyndon Johnson "was never actually
elected Commander in Chief." The cable anchor relayed that piece of
false information on Monday in a segment downplaying the chances of
another Texan, potential 2012 candidate Rick Perry.
In fact, Lyndon Johnson won the 1964 election in a landslide,
capturing all but six states. Discussing Texas, Roberts announced, "President Lyndon Johnson was from Texas and he was never actually elected Commander in Chief
." [MP3 audio here .]