VOTE The Best Presidential Facial Hair  

Kramer
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A List of presidents with the best mustaches and beards. Because it's been far too long (almost 100 years) since we've had a commander in chief with some wicked facial hair.
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Theodore Roosevelt


Theodore Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Presidential Facial Hair
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Most people can't pull off glasses and a mustache without looking like Ned Flanders, but Teddy Roosevelt can do whatever the f**k he wants.
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Ulysses S. Grant


Ulysses S. Grant is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Presidential Facial Hair
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A pretty standard beard, but that's what makes it so good, there's absolutely nothing wrong with it.
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William Howard Taft


William Howard Taft is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Presidential Facial Hair
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A damn well trimmed 'stache at a length that isn't too obnoxious. Taft truly knew how to grow one.
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Abraham Lincoln


Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Presidential Facial Hair
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Lincoln actually didn't have a beard until late in life, when he was the Republican nominee for  in 1860. That's when he received a letter from Grace Bedell, an 11-year-old girl who helpfully urged Abe to grow one to compensate for his thin face.

"All the ladies like whiskers and they would tease their husband's to vote for you and then you would be President," she explained. The rest is history.
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