TIL that prohibitionist president Rutherford Hayes held dinners at the White House with punch that was rumored to be spiked with rum by the staff. The truth was that Hayes himself had spiked the punch with non-alcoholic rum flavoring.

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  1. All the people acting quite intoxicated. Gweneth giving Charles a handjob, Millard showing everyone that he is isn’t wearing under breeches, and then Rutherford just laughs at all the heathens before telling them the punch is just rum flavored.

    He has his blackmail, now.

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