President James A. Garfield actually HATED lasagna (and America). #PresidentsDayFacts
— Matt Koff (@MATT_KOFF) February 20, 2012
Our 12th President, Zachary Taylor, sounds most like he was also a member of a boy band.
— Jon Friedman (@friedmanjon) February 20, 2012
Tags: Birthers, Founding Fathers, Hillary Clinton, President's Day, Twitter
* In honor of President's Day, here's SNL's Obama Cosby Show.
* No More Kings and other songs commemorating the presidents, from Mother Jones.
* Happy Place gives us eight instances of presidential mistaken identity.
* Former presidents convene for a liver spot summit, from The Onion.
* A collection of some of the best commander-in-chief impressions, from HuffPo Comedy.
Tags: Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Daily Links, George Bush, Hillary Clinton, Huffington Post, Joe Biden, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, President's Day, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul
Happy President's Day, where we honor our nation's leaders by holding furniture sales and conducting surveys in which Americans are asked to pretend to have an opinion about obscure former chief executives.
The leader in the latter category is Public Policy Polling, which reports that it's all been downhill since George Washington, with 89% of voters seeing him favorably, and only 3% unfavorably. But how do our celebrated presidents stand up to the real celebrities? There is only one methodologically-flawed way to find out. Behold, the five most popular and unpopular U.S. presidents as aligned against the Ipsos ratings of their celebrity betters…
Over on The Daily Show's website, they're celebrating President's Day the only way they know how. By popping pills and sleeping with a bunch of loose women.
While they're busy doing that, they shoved up a bunch of videos of Jon's interviews with all the currently living presidents. (Or at least all the one's who've been on the show. (Guess which two haven't.))
Here's The Daily Show's uncut interview with President Bill Clinton to get you in the mood…
Tags: Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, Jon Stewart, President's Day, The Daily Show