These folks stared right into the eyes of heavily armed evil and slowly, purposefully, without ever breaking eye contact, raised both middle fingers.
How many history-making men have we almost lost to fatal pissing contests? A frightening amount, it turns out.
When these people fought back against their respective regimes, they did it with style.
It's almost like there were whole advertising offices infiltrated by aliens pretending to be humans and these ads are what they threw up at the end of the day.
Ideas are hard, you guys. (At least when you insist on actually coming up with your own.)
Having spent the better part of a decade reading, talking, and writing about presidents, I've come to a conclusion: They are terrifying.
Let's sit back and appreciate the fact that we don't have to experience the utter chaos that are these calendars.
All too often, agents are subject to the same human failings as the rest of us, except in their case, the blunders result in international incidents more embarrassing than your high school yearbook.
Photos of the past, when viewed out of context, are bizarre and/or terrifying. And in many cases, adding the context just makes them worse.
As it turns out, many presidents spent their younger years going on Hollywood-worthy adventures through history, doling out Old West-style justice and opening casino bars in the South Pacific.
We cling to certain well-known tales that help us easily label and categorize our presidents. There's only one problem with these little nuggets of awesome: Not nearly all of them are true.
In every system at every level of society, you're bound to come across at least one group bent on exploiting you with puppy-punching ruthlessness.