10 Mind-Blowing Facts About U.S. Presidents You Never Knew

If only Twitter and Snapchat existed 100 years ago ...

Josh Helmuthby Josh Helmuth
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No matter which side of the political spectrum you lie, one can’t deny that our current president is arguably the most polarizing this generation has ever seen. But boy oh boy, if social media existed over the last 200 years it’s just as arguable that dozens of other presidents would have been just as controversial.

Did you know that one president named his penis and showed it to others in the White House? Another one of our former presidents allegedly date-raped a woman, got her pregnant and tried to cover it up by taking away the baby and putting the mother in a mental institution. It’s all scary. It’s all true. And it’s likely just the tip of the ice berg.

You know about the JFK affairs and Trump’s Access Hollywood tape. But below you’ll see facts about our presidents which are much harder to believe.

Whether simply surprising or criminally jaw-dropping, here are just a few mind-blowing facts about some of the presidents you likely never knew.

10 Mind-Blowing Facts About U.S. Presidents You Never Knew

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Josh Helmuth is a contributor for Mandatory and the editor of Crave Sports.