Garry Meier

Top 10 controversial stands taken by former presidents

NUMBER 10.   PRESIDENT LINCOLN WANTED THE CIVIL WAR FOUGHT WITH BLUE AND GREY WATER BALLOONS.

 NUMBER 9.    TEDDY ROOSEVELT WANTED CUB SCOUTS TO HELP DIG THE PANAMA CANAL AFTER SCHOOL.

 NUMBER 8.     WARREN G. HARDING WANTED BEER AND WINE SOLD IN HIGH SCHOOL CAFETERIAS.

NUMBER 7.     FDR WANTED ALL WOMEN OVER 18 TO WEAR WOOL PANTS EVERY FRIDAY SO HIS WIFE COULD FEEL LIKE SHE WAS A TREND SETTER.

NUMBER 6.      WOODROW WILSON WANTED AMERICA’S SLOGAN TO BE WAKE UP WITH WOODROW

NUMBER 5.      DWIGHT EISENHOWER WANTED TO HOST A WET-T SHIRT CONTEST IN THE ROSE GARDEN IF THE T-SHIRTS WERE MADE IN AMERICA

 NUMBER  4.      MILLARD FILLMORE WANTED ALL MEN TO WEAR HANDLE BAR MOUSTACHES

NUMBER 3.     THOMAS JEFFERSON WANTED ALL BUTTER CHURNERS TO BE STEAM POWERED BY 1810

NUMBER 2.     CALVIN COOLIDGE THOUGHT WHITE CLOTHING COULD BE WORN AFTER LABOR DAY.

 

 AND THE NUMBER ONE CONTROVERSIAL STAND TAKEN BY FORMER PRESIDENTS:   ULYSSES S. GRANT THOUGHT   MARRIAGE SHOULD ONLY BE BETWEEN TWO NORTHENERS OR TWO SOUTHERNERS.

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1 Comment to “Top 10 controversial stands taken by former presidents”

    jasper johns said:
    February 21, 2013 at 2:36 PM

    Harding was the man! I just read this great book about the last 6 months of his life, THE BLOVIATOR. Whoa!

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