With the Presidential election just around the corner, we thought it might be a good time to review our great nation’s rich and fascinating Presidential history. Especially the bits our public school system so glaringly omits.
Now, we obviously couldn’t care less who you vote for when you hit the polls come November — that’s a private and personal decision that you’ll have to reach on your own. We’re not here to persuade you one way or the other, but we do think you should at least be armed with the knowledge necessary to give the voting process for the United States’ highest public office the respect it deserves.
For instance, learning that President Obama’s “Change” platform was actually a direct reference to, and namesake of, his trusty crossbow may very well swing some votes away from the Romney-Ryan ticket, but that’s not our goal. We only wish to bring such frivolities to the forefront; how you use it, whether at your next pub-trivia night or when asking a question at one of the Presidential Debates, is up to you.
That said, come with us after the jump to learn some trivial, yet fascinating, facts about some of this country’s greatest political leaders…