Were Obama's inauguration Marines genuine Marines?

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  1. Doubts have been expressed as to whether the US Marines marching at Obama's inauguration were real Marines?

    They were meant to be from the elite Washington Marines Barracks whose parades are world class. But here they paraded out of line, disshevelled, slovenly, without bolts in their Garands and even unshaven as can be seen in this clip
    The Truth Is Viral: Obama's Marines Replaced With Ringers; Rifle Bolts Removed On Order Of Paranoid Administration

    Either that, or they were displaying deliberate contempt for their commander in chief!

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  2. Obama's Inaugural Marines were FAKE

    "On orders from the Obama administration, the bolts from the M1 rifles carried by Marines in the Inaugural parade were removed. Even more shockingly, it appears that the Marines who normally provide security and perform ceremonial functions for the President were replaced with ringers.

    Some of the “Marines” that paraded in front of the reviewing stand on Inauguration Day were unshaven, their uniforms out of line and ill-fitting, and their marching skills – in the opinion of this writer and dozens of other real Marines – could easily have been bested by any 3rd phase Marine Corp recruit platoon."
  3. This should be a better use of your time.
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  4. Any chance of a clue? I don't seem to find them
  5. And this is important, how?
  6. It is with sincere regret I have to inform you that Her Majesties Royal Marine Commandos were a bit busy on the day of Obama's gig so some other Marines did it. :)
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  9. A Modern Sporting Rifle with its bolt removed... I'm horrified.
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