Tag Archives: Biggest Assholes in American History

The 5th Biggest Asshole in American History is…Robert A. Taft!

Note: We’re getting down to the nitty-gritty, and before you find out who holds the not-so-coveted position of “American History’s Biggest Asshole,” remember to check out 6th through 10th place, and of course 11th through 20th in the Runner-Ups section. Robert A. Taft…More than just about anyone else on the list, I strugged with where exactly to put… Read More »

Sixth Biggest Assholes in American History Are…Nelson W. Aldrich AND Allan Pinkerton!

Note: As always, if you missed 10 through 7 or the Runner-Up list, check back now before we get to “Final 5.” Specific Note: Yes, it’s true that Allan Pinkerton is the only immigrant in the top 10, technically being born in Scotland before coming to America as a relatively young man. That’s part of the reason… Read More »

The Ninth Biggest Asshole in American History is…Joseph McCarthy!

Note: In case you missed the 10th Biggest Asshole in American History or the Runner-Up list, go back and check it out first. Joseph McCarthy is probably not a huge shock to most people, and may be one of the few names in this countdown that doesn’t need much of an explanation…Who Is He? The senate’s biggest witch hunt leader,… Read More »