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Gerald Ford

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The Resume

    (July 14, 1913-December 27, 2006)
    38th U.S. President (1974-77)
    Congressman (1949-73)
    First man to succeed a resigning President (August 9, 1974)
    First man to be President of the United States yet never elected Vice President or President.
    Birth name was Leslie King, Jr.
    At age 2, his mother remarried and renamed him Gerald Ford
    Member of the Warren Commission (researching the Assassination of President Kennedy)
    Memoirs titled, 'A Time to Heal'
    Hospitalized with pneumonia (January 16, 2006)

Why he might be annoying:

    When New York City was on the verge of bankruptcy, he refused to aid them.
    When inflation soared well above double digits he pioneered an idea for Americans to wear a pin that said WIN (Whip Inflation Now).
    His wife, Betty Ford, was a substance abuser.
    He granted Nixon a 'full, free and absolute pardon' (Sept. 8, 1974).

Why he might not be annoying:

    He replaced Vice President, Spiro Agnew, who resigned after pleading nolo contendere (no contest) to income tax evasion (December 6, 1973).
    He later replaced President Nixon, who resigned to avoid being impeached and thrown out of office (August 9, 1974).
    Despite being a Republican, he is closest friends with Democrat, Jimmy Carter, the man who defeated him for President.
    His wife started the Betty Ford Clinic.
    He survived two assassination attempts, both by women, Sarah Jane Moore and Lynnette 'Squeaky' Fromme.
    He is left handed.
    He suffers from hemorrhoids.
    The Vietnam War ended during his administration.

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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 124 Votes: 54.84% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 332 Votes: 46.08% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 137 Votes: 40.88% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 70 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 204 Votes: 59.31% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 138 Votes: 60.87% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 50 Votes: 84.00% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 115 Votes: 53.91% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 180 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 53 Votes: 33.96% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 130 Votes: 56.15% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 172 Votes: 52.91% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 85 Votes: 52.94% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 191 Votes: 35.60% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 509 Votes: 31.83% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 1093 Votes: 43.55% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 980 Votes: 41.63% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 857 Votes: 42.47% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 974 Votes: 43.63% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 932 Votes: 51.07% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 3579 Votes: 45.77% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 4189 Votes: 42.87% Annoying