It seems that we are already getting bombarded with a lot of Presidential politics on the airways. Television reps have already warned us about our TV spots getting bumped for political ads. And, the presidential candidate debates are about to start. We are entering the political crazy season. And to think… this is how our laws get made.
That brings me to a bit of political/presidential history. There have been four instances where our U.S. Presidents have been related.
Second president John Adams and eighth president John Quincy Adams were father and son. Ninth president William Henry Harrison was related to our twenty-third president, Benjamin Harrison. They were grandfather and grandson.
Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt were cousins. And, of course, you remember the history of our 41st and 43rd presidents…. George H.W. and George W. Bush. Now, will Jeb Bush or Hilary Clinton be added to the family tree?
Does that last sentence make you look like this?
And for pic o’ day, here’s keeping it simple…