The President of the United States is one of the most powerful people in the world—and these jokes prove that presidents can sometimes be funny, too. Read on and enjoy these jokes told by 20 of the U.S. Presidents. Also, don’t forget to tell us in the comment section which was your favorite President that America had!
James Madison: A jokester to the end
President Madison, our nation’s fourth president, got laughs even on his deathbed with the line, “I always talk better lying down.”
Martin Van Buren: Exit laughing
Van Buren’s presidency was definitely not easy, being filled with financial, political, and ideological challenges. In 1840, he lost his bid for a second term to William Henry Harrison, failing to carry even his home state (New York).
About his disappointing and difficult presidency, Martin Van Buren made no bones about it. “The two happiest days of my life were those of my entrance upon the office and my surrender of it,” he’s quoted as saying.
P.S. Did you know Van Buren was the first American-born president?