February 17, 2009

Ranking the Presidents (with a little help from Davey Concepcion)

Posted in Personal tagged , , , , , at 11:58 am by Andrew

If you turned on any cable newschannel this weekend, you probably saw a story about C-SPAN’s Ranking of the Presidents, with Abraham Lincoln on top and James Buchanan at the bottom.

On the one hand, these kinds of lists are meant to spark casual debate — like, say, VH-1′s “100 Greatest Rock Songs of All Time. On the other hand, the Presidency is at least a little more important than whether the Eagles are better than the Rolling Stones (answer: yes), so perhaps it’s worth a blog post….

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