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Presidential Kids Who Were Big Time Troublemakers

Who hasn't railed against their parents at some point? Whether it's adolescent angst and rebellion, your typical childhood lunacy, or the variously whacky impulses that overtake plenty of people well into adulthood, whatever we do is always going to be seen as a reaction to or a reflection of our parents to some extent. But when one of your folks is the president and the microscopic glare of the public eye suddenly becomes an issue, you're probably expected to conduct yourself in a more strictly

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Presidential Kids Who Were Big Time Troublemakers

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    Presidential Children Who Were Troublemakers - Grunge

    Presidential Children Who Were Troublemakers - Grunge

    Who hasn't railed against their parents at some point? Whether it's adolescent angst and rebellion, your typical childhood lunacy, or the variously whacky impulses that overtake plenty of people well into adulthood, whatever we do is always going to be seen as a reaction to or a reflection of our parents to some extent. But when one of your folks is the president and the microscopic glare of the public eye suddenly becomes an issue, you're probably expected to conduct yourself in a more strictly measured way. Rebellious political affiliations, iffy career moves, and rowdy leisure activities suddenly carry a lot more baggage than they might otherwise.

    What Life Is Really Like After Being The President - Grunge

    What Life Is Really Like After Being The President - Grunge

    Do you think your job is stressful, cuts too far into your family life, or doesn't have enough vacation time? Well, imagine being president of the United States. Not only does the president have to work nonstop almost every day for the next four — or eight! — years, but every tiny decision they make will determine whether people live or die, if other nations remain stable, or what the entire mood of that day's news cycle will be. No wonder everyone thinks presidents age so much faster than the rest of us.

    These Are The 5 Things Presidents Can't Do - Grunge

    These Are The 5 Things Presidents Can't Do - Grunge

    Being president comes with a few cool perks: you get your own jet (Air Force One), you get to live in this old house that kids on field trips can tour, and you get to hide out in an underground bunker if the apocalypse suddenly hits on a Tuesday. Of course, the presidency may be "the highest office in the land," but he is no autocrat, let alone dictator. After all, that's the kind of ruling class and non-egalitarian system of government that the United States' forefathers wanted to do away with. Hence, the complex and interconnected set of checks and balances that make up the power division of the three branches of the United States' government: legislative (Congress), executive (President), and judicial (Supreme Court).

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