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Who’s Your Favorite President?

February 19, 2011

In honor of President’s Day, Gallup has compiled a Presidential ranking list.  Guess who’s on top?  Ronald Reagan is with 19% of the vote — followed by Lincoln and… um… Bill Clinton.  Washington comes in fifth place and even Obama gets 5%, beating out Truman, Jefferson and Eisenhower.  So, obviously, this is merely a popularity [...]

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Daniel Hannan Ranks the American Presidents (And Does a Better Job than Most American Historians)

January 17, 2011

Ranking the American Presidents is something all of us political dorks have done at some point in our lives.  Although I haven’t done this in quite a long time, I remember my list being somewhat different than the lists often cited by American historians. A few minutes ago, I stumbled across Dan Hannan’s Top Ten [...]

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