Celebrating Our Metrosexual, Baby-Kissing, Gun-Toting Presidents

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Happy Presidents’ Day! Why not celebrate by browsing MoJo‘s archives of presidential-themed photos, music, and trivia? 

Q: Which president suffered from severe sleep apnea and was known for falling asleep in public?

A: Find out the answer when you take our quiz about our sickest* presidents. (*Sick as in ill, that is.)

Q: Which president owned Jesse James’ original pistols?

A: See these 13 photos of presidents holding guns.

Q: Which less-than-cuddly president is thought to have invented the tradition of politicians kissing unsuspecting babies?

A: Read up on the history of presidential child-smooching.

Q: Which presidents were name checked in a song by They Might Be Giants?

A: Listen to the answer in this musical roundup of 44 songs for 44 presidents.

Q: Which president’s tax returns revealed a $60 dividend from a frozen yogurt chain?

A: Search for frozen assets in this review of presidential tax forms.

Q: Which fashion-conscious future president was once called “Jane-Dandy” and “Oscar Wilde” by his colleagues?

A: Dig the most metrosexual presidents of all time.

Q: Which recent president has inspired thousands of Americans to name their baby girls after him?

A: Check out these charts on baby names honoring presidents (and Sarah Palin).

Bonus: See if you can make it through this video without experiencing motion sickness.

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