Presidents Day: First Drunks, Jellie Bellies, and Sushi-Inspired Diarrhea

It's the third Monday of the month and you know what that means: "S#!@... another Monday". Oh yeah, and it's Presidents Day. And believe it or not, Presidents can be funny.

Now, let's be honest. We love it when someone we know makes a fool of himself - even better when it involves food. Presidents, like celebrities, are almost forced to maintain a certain composure... as if everything were picture perfect at all times. But what happens when all they can be is human? Do they make a mockery of those who run our country?

Ronald Reagan loved his jelly beans.
​Reagan smoked like a fish, but he had good intentions! He wanted to stop his pipe-smoking habits and in efforts to nib it in the bud, he ate jelly beans. He became notorious for keeping a jar on his desk, "we can hardly start a meeting or make a decision without passing around the jar of jelly beans," he told a cabinet member. Leave it to Jelly Bellies to help the president make an executive decision. Don't worry America, we turned out fine, anyway.

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He didn't show up to his party like this, but let's be real... we would have.
Andrew Johnson was drunk during his inauguration.
​In hurried fashion, Johnson was notified that his vice-presidency was about to be cut short after Abraham Lincoln died from his gunshot wounds. The morning of his inauguration, Johnson had been nursing a hangover, and as any hangover-pro would know, three glasses of whiskey will take the edge right off. Oh, Johnson... what we'd give to address the nation after a few chugs of Jameson. What a bad-ass you were.

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