In honor of Presidents Day, here are two articles from the archive to help you get in the spirit of this holiday known mostly for its mattress and used car sales …
Positive Cynicism – A Cynical Celebration of the Presidents
In this 2011 column, Aaron R. Davis gives some background on the origin of Presidents Day and shares a few lesser-known facts about America’s presidents. It’s a history of the most powerful men in the country that you aren’t likely to get in school.
Murphy’s Law – Know your POTUS
In this 2010 column, Joel Murphy urges us all to know our former POTUSes a little bit better. He recommends starting a game show that offers a trip to Fiji for the person who knows the most about our former president. And, to help as along, he shares some info about our 12th president, Zachary Taylor.