From a very long list of quotes in the New Yorker.
Here’s the first historical reference in chronological order:
1500s: The American Revolutionary War begins: “The reason we fought the revolution in the sixteenth century was to get away from that kind of onerous crown.” Rick Perry
and here’s the last:
2011: President George W. Bush kills Osama bin Laden: “Thanks to George Bush. Because if Obama had his way we wouldn’t have gotten bin Laden, you know that.” Sean Hannity