April Fools jokes are a staple event in the political calendar. Ted Cruz used an interview with Fox to show off a fake tattoo of Winston Churchill. The White House regularly makes use of April 1st. Last year’s gag was Kid President
This year, President Obama announced the formation of the first Council on Beards with notable appointees including Mike Napoli (BoSox), and the White House’s own Jay Carney. Hardly side-splitting, but the most interesting bit on the executive’s blog was the White House Curator’s short video on the history of bearded presidents. There are only 5 presidents who donned a beard, and 1 who wore a semi-beard. Here’s the video, but before you watch, can you name the 5 presidents and the 1 half-beard?