Son: But Dad my name is Scott. How could I be named after him?
Dad: He was named in 1706.
What happens next will shock you!
He’s usually on the money.
Benjamin Franklin was the greatest US President.
Benjamin Franklin was a great President.
...but Benjamin Franklin was a great American President.
Some Background Info
On March 4, 1841, William Henry Harrison became the 9th President of the United States, with John Tyler as his VP. Exactly one month later, Harrison died, leaving Tyler as the 10th President of the United States. Tyler was elected as a Whig, but chose many Democrats to work in his administration, and often made decisions in the Democratic favor. This made the Whig party angry, and while the Democrats liked some of his actions, they didn't love him. At the end of his presidency, the Whigs were not going to support reelection efforts, and the democrats just liked other people more. This earned him the nickname, "The President Without A Party."
The Dad Joke
At the very end of his presidency, Mrs. First Lady wanted to have celebration. She invited lots of people over, and they all had a good time on Tyler's lawn. Tyler stood on his balcony, looking over all the people have a joyous time when he announced, **"Never again can anybody say that I was... keep reading on reddit ➡