With the country more polarized than ever, the 2012 presidential election is expected to be one of the most heated in our country’s history. Among all the polished speeches and great sound bites, sometimes in that torrent of official and unofficial remarks, some real head-scratchers slip out. Crazy Sh*t Presidents Said
consists of 1,000 crazy, surprising, eye-popping, historically verified quotations, arranged thematically by subject.
“I don’t know much about Americanism, but it’s a damn good word with which to carry an election.” —W. G. Harding
“I have often wanted to drown my troubles, but I can’t get my wife to go swimming.” —Jimmy Carter
“I always figured the American public wanted a solemn ass for president, so I went along with them.” —C. Coolidge
“If I don’t have a woman for three days, I get terrible headaches.”—John F. Kennedy