25 weird food facts about the presidents

Calvin Coolidge
Remember Silent Cal Coolidge, that staid Vermonter? Well, according to a book by Stephen Spignese called Grover Cleveland’s Rubber Jaw and Other Unusual, Unexpected, Unbelievable But All True Facts About America’s Presidents, Calvin Coolidge’s favorite breakfast was boiled raw wheat and rye and he liked to have his head rubbed with Vaseline while he ate it. And President Johnson? “When he was president,  LBJ insisted on breakfast in bed every day. And he got it.”

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