Ep 6: William Crawford’s Stroke of Bad Luck

Welcome back to Fail to the Chief! I am back to the 1800s. In specific, the electorally chaotic election of 1824 in which no less than 4 men (5 if you’re nasty) vied for the presidency. They all lost, eventually, though perhaps the biggest loser was William Crawford, Secretary of the Treasury, the last official candidate of the Democratic-Republican Party. Check out his rise and fall.

Listen here.

And don’t forget to subscribe on iTunes, and rate the show if you like it!!

20100611203840!WilliamHCrawford

Not too many pics of Crawford out there. This is the basic one.

m-9636

Another, less chinnier version of Crawford.

crawfordmoneybig_med_hr

Aw, Crawford was money, yo.

CrawfordWH

Seriously, there’s like no pictures of this guy out there.

theomen-e1282835359280

I totally think he looks like Gregory Peck in his latter years though.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s