No Tubbies

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Millard Fillmore’s Bathtub provides an excellent roundup of all the celebrations planned around the 13th President’s birthday on January 7th.

As a special bonus attraction, the writer explains the blog’s name origin in H.L. Menken’s invention of the Fillmore First Whitehouse Tub myth, and links to a vast and sprawling guide to the endless replication of First Tubbaldry, including the Reagan Library’s falling for the story. “The Ronald Reagan Foundation wouldn’t lie to us, would it?

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