If you believe the steady stream of media reports, odd behavior is the norm in the Trump White House.
Stories make a big deal about things like the addition of a larger television in the Oval Office dining room (so President Donald Trump can watch cable news), his removal of President Barack Obama’s crimson curtains in the Oval Office for a gold set, and the fact that President Trump often spends his nights alone because First Lady Melania still resides in New York.
There’s no disputing that President Trump has ruffled a lot of feathers with the decisions he’s made in his early days.
But attempts to paint the Trump White House as exceptionally bizarre fall woefully short when compared to the behavior of some of the previous occupants of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
It’s hard to believe what these men were capable of…
So Far, Donald Trump Is No Match for These Presidents
President Warren Harding: The Gambler
President Harding loved to play poker so much that his regular group of friends, which included several members of his cabinet, were known as the Poker Cabinet. The group played regularly at the White House, during which they drank illegal bootleg liquor (it was Prohibition, after all).
This post was published at Wall Street Examiner on February 8, 2017.