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A Man Who Has Nothing In Particular To Recommend Him Discusses All Sorts of Subjects at Random as Though He Knew Everything

My Son Invented President Math

Well, I guess he did. I never heard of it.

OK, quick: Who’s U.S. Grant minus John Quincy Adams? My six-year-old can tell you. We were somewhat flummoxed the first time he asked us. He waited, patiently, and finally offered: That’s hard, it’s OK, I’ll tell you.

BTW, it’s Zachary Taylor. I had to look it up.

(Update: Oh dear savior. For a lark, I just asked him who James Madison times James Madison is. He didn’t even hesitate or stop playing X-Box: Abe Lincoln. He rattled off a half dozen more answers multiplying one President by another to yield a third. I’m going back to the hospital right now to demand they give me the correct baby)

14 Responses

  1. Steve! Long time no see.

    Another of my old and dear friends. My Internet outpost pays dividends again.

  2. I think my favorite is that he calls the Jameses "Jim"! Jim Buchanan, Jim Monroe.

    And also priceless: "JIM!" "POKE!"

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