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.
Sometimes geography itself becomes the Overlook Hotel of history.
No one pictures their sweet grandma strafing the border with an AK-47 in one hand and a Molotov cocktail in the other, raining down death and destruction as epic as her homemade apple pie. But it does happen.
History books are full of PG-13 violence. Here are the directors' cuts.
If we'd just taken a few minutes to learn some history, none of these stories would have shocked us.
It's actually physically impossible for people in authority positions to admit they're wrong, which is why we get situations like these.
Government is somebody coming up with a plan that sounds great on paper, only to be hilariously thwarted by human nature within minutes of it passing.
Secrets don't stay buried forever, and occasionally lost documents will turn up that change everything.
How did no one stop to think 'Hey, this is kind of strange.'
As much as we might judge people for their bad spelling, the truth is that English spelling doesn't make any goddamn sense.
We as a nation harbor greater sins than LMFAO. Here are the modern behaviors everyone is guilty of, regardless of party, persuasion, or parish.