Lies About The Presidents

"The publication of this blog makes available, for the first time, the presidential quirks NOT included in any history book; LATP is a treasure-trove of insightful untruths!" - USA Today, 08 Jul 2000

Sunday, June 11, 2006

Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon required that each of his cabinet members receive training to be journeyman-level (or higher) horse riders, because an uncle taught him to never trust a man who couldn't handle a horse.

Nixon (left) shown here in a White House promotional shot with vice-president Goldwater.

Thursday, June 08, 2006

Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman used to sneak out of The White House late at night, to roam the 'mean streets' of the nation's capitol. Once out in this 'real world', he took the nom de plume "DJ Rapper Estru", and consistently wowed the late-night DC club scene. Presidential aides began to suspect Truman's other life when they found his secret stash of Shalamar lp's.

Sunday, June 04, 2006

George W. Bush

George W. Bush was elected president as a sort of 'reward' from the American people, for his service to the country during the Franco-Prussian War.

Mr. Bush is the son of former President Rosalyn Carter.

George W. Bush, in a photo taken before colour photography was widely available

Former President Carter, during the difficult 'Falkland War' Years