A history of White House profanity — and one cursing presidential parrotBreaking News
Trump’s offending stance on immigration aside, the president joins a long line of men whose filthy and occasionally extremely creative use of the more vulgar parts of the English language would make Mitt Romney blush.
What separates Trump and other modern presidents from their oil-painted predecessors is the near ubiquity of recording devices, social media and a 21st-century public that parses a president’s every utterance in real time.
But if we’re really honest, do we think Abraham Lincoln talked about consecrated and hallowed ground all the time? Or that the worst thing Franklin D. Roosevelt said about Adolf Hitler was that he was a “very mean dictator”?
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